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Frank Ferguson

June 3, 1935 ~ July 11, 2019 (age 84)

Mr. Frank Ferguson, age 84 of Upper St. Clair, PA formerly of Fayette, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019 in Pennsylvania.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 12-noon from Nelson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Fayette City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 10-A.M. till 12-noon at the funeral home.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 62 years, Judith Nelson Ferguson; loving father of Dawneen Suriano (William), Keith Ferguson (Stacy), and Melissa Halligan (John); cherished grandfather of Claire, Kathyrn, Jacqueline, Elizabeth, Daniel, David, Kylie, Alyssa, Tyler and Turner; great-grandfather of John; brother of the late Harold B., Malcolm L., and Walter H. "Buck" Ferguson (wife Betty survives); also survived by four nieces and cousins.

Frank graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He spent his professional career in Florida, Alabama, Missouri, and Pittsburgh, where he retired. Frank worked as a Design Engineer and was highly influential in helping advance our country's Aerospace and Defense Programs. Much of his career was spent with Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory designing nuclear reactors and equipment for the Nuclear Navy.

Frank was a humble man who put his family first. In all areas of his life, he believed we just need to "Make it happen". As an avid football fan, he remained loyal to the "Crimson Tide".

In memory of Frank Ferguson, contributions may be made to the University of Alabama, Engineering Scholarship Fund.

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