Bill Ferry, 74, of Burrows, passed away at his home on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.
Bill was born August 6, 1943, in Lafayette, to William Moss and Essie Maud Roark Ferry. In November 1963, he married Linda Sue Wilson; she preceded him in death in 1977. Bill married Shirley Ann Clevenger Rogers in 1979; she survives in Hillsboro.
In 1964, he was a member of the last graduating class of Mulberry High School. Bill worked for 26 years as a dental technician at Lafayette Dental Lab and had received multiple certifications throughout his years. He was a long-time member and past Vice President of Hog Nuts Motorcycle Club. Bill was an avid Harley Davidson rider; he enjoyed camping, float trips, playing pool, and collecting lights and dolls.
In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by his children, Shawn (Donna) Ferry, of Hobart, Sissy (Rick) Ferry, of Ft. Myers, FL, Sharon King, of Burrows, James Rogers, of Florida, Shawn Rogers, of Georgia, and Shane (Tina) Ferry, of Alabama; brothers, Joe (Carolyn) Ferry, of Greenwood, SC, and Jack (Karen) Ferry, of Lafayette; sisters, Roxie (Terry) Ross, of Richmond, and Susie (Frank) Dooley, of Mathews, NC; 26 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Bill is preceded in death by his parents, wife, brothers, James “Ed” Ferry and Roy Ferry; and sister, Delpha Ward.
A celebration of life service will be announced soon. Memorials in Bill’s name may be made to Hog Nuts Motorcycle Club to assist with their giving to the youth of the community. Arrangements are entrusted to Genda Funeral Home Mulberry Chapel with online condolences directed to www.gendafuneralhome.com.