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George Lloyd Ferguson Jr., 51, of Harwood died Dec. 21, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 4, 1961, in Clinton to George Lloyd Sr. and Linda Lou (Ridgley) Ferguson.
He was raised in Deale and attended Deale Elementary, Southern Middle and Southern High schools. He was employed for the past 27 years as a maintenance mechanic at Malcolm Grow Hospital at Andrews Air Force Base in Camp Springs. He had also previously worked for a family owned construction business.
He married Teresa Ann Higgs on July 25, 1997, and they made their home in Harwood. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, collecting guns and designer knives. He was a handyman who enjoyed tinkering and remodeling, and also playing with his dog, Sassy.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Linda.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa Ann Ferguson of Harwood; father, George L. Ferguson Sr. of Churchton; sons, George L. Ferguson III and his wife, Crystal, of Crownsville and James David Leonard II of Harwood; sisters, Susan Sturgell and her husband, Billy, of Friendship, Tina Simmons and her husband, Larry, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Lisa Gribble of Friendship, Janet Busick and her husband, John, of Churchton and Sandra Leech and her husband, Hank, of Dunkirk; brothers, Daniel Ferguson Sr. and his wife, Cecelia, of Manassass, Va., and Kenneth Ferguson Sr. and his wife, Heidi, of Deale; and grandchildren, Jordan Riggleman, Lilly Leonard, Trinity and Kiara Ozment and George L. Ferguson IV.
Family received friends Dec. 27 at Rausch Funeral Home, 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane in Owings, where services and a celebration of his life will be held at 10 a.m. today, Dec. 28. Interment will follow at Chesapeake Highlands Memorial Gardens in Port Republic.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.