COLUMBUS — Jake L. “JL” Ferguson, 77, of Columbus died at 5:15 p.m. Monday, October 28, 2013, at his home.
He attended Burkley Baptist Church and was a riverboat pilot.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa Lemons Ferguson; one daughter, Melanie Ferguson Wood of Pryorsburg; three sons, Troy Ferguson of Wingo, and Scott Ferguson and Rodney Ferguson, both of Columbus; two sisters, Mary Hopper and Alla Frizzell, both of Columbus; and 10 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers. His parents were Homer and Lillian Forrester Ferguson.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 31, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Arlington with the Rev. Roger Wood officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery in Columbus. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Zion Cemetery Fund, c/o Lindy Henley, 12144 Ky. 123 W, Clinton, KY 42031; or to Burkley Baptist Church, c/o Roger Wood, 1500 Boyd Road, Wingo, KY 42088.