Ronald Jay Ferguson, age 80, of Painesville died on December 30, 2017 at Lake West Hospital. He was born on May 24, 1937 in Painesville to the late Lester and Marion (Poundstone) Ferguson.
Ronald worked at Mining Tools, Inc in Mentor until his retirement in 1999. He enjoyed golfing and keeping up on today's technology and was a general handyman. Ronald was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy "Dotty" Ferguson; children, Robert (Kay) Ferguson of Sarasota, FL, Vanessa Ferguson, and Phillip (Allyson) Ferguson both of Leicester, England; sister, Rebecca (John) Barty of Mentor; grandchildren, Luke, Marie-Claire, Abby, Ross, Meghan, and Louis; 5 great grandchildren; half-brothers, Jeff and Tim Ferguson; 5 step-children; and numerous step grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his companion Diane Beall; son Richard "Mark" Ferguson; and brother, Richard Ferguson.
A memorial service will be held on January 24, 2018 at 7:00PM at Painesville Church of the Brethren, 10410 Buckeye Rd., Painesville, Ohio 44077.