Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Businessman Walter R. Ferguson Dies At 90

Walter R. Ferguson, age 90, of Miami, passed away March 31, 2014 in Fort Myers. He was born May 5, 1923 in Charlotte, NC, to the late Walter E. and the late Margaret E. (Dixon) Ferguson.

Ferguson was one of the largest private landowners in Hendry and Glades county having an interest in the Port LaBelle Marina and other lands along the river as well as a home and business property in Miami.

He is survived by one son: Robert R. Ferguson (Ellen) and two daughters: Linda C. Krater, Susan F. Zerlin (Chester), one brother: Broughton Ferguson and six grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 4, 2014 at 11:00 am at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, LaBelle with Rev. Frank Deerey Jr. officiating. Interment will be on his private residence island at 3390 Ft. Denaud Road, LaBelle.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous12:17 PM

    Walter was a Great Guy, and a Fantastic person. In 2003, he loaned his private Island in La Belle to my wife and me for a weekend.