Derek S. Ferguson, 33, formerly of Fremont, OH passed away at his home in Toledo, OH on August 1, 2020. He was born on December 2, 1986 in Toledo to Frank Alexander and Scottina Ferguson. He was a 2005 graduate of Fremont Ross High School.
Derek was a driver for the Salvation Army and most recently a driver for Amazon. He loved spending time with his family and friends, baseball and basketball. He was a Detroit and Cleveland fan. Derek enjoyed life, helping others and loved food. Derek made a difference in many lives and would like to remind everyone to make good choices.
Derek is survived by his children, Jalonn Valle, Raden Ferguson and Jaceeona Valle; mother, Scottina Ferguson, Cleveland, OH; father, Frank Alexander, Detroit, MI; siblings, Gauge Ferguson, De’Shawn Newsome, Daisziana Newsome, Tatiana Davis and Tiffany Holmes; special siblings, DeAndre Heiskell, Ted Holt, Brian Quigley, Cody Valdez and Thomas Ray, Jr.; grandfather, Howard “Scott” Ferguson; aunts and uncles, Eric Ferguson, Tonya Ferguson, Stephanie Howard, Michelle Heiskell, Deiidra Heiskell, Rhonda Musgrove, Sherika Magee and Louis Heiskell, Jr.; Eagle Manor Crew; Sally Boys for Life, Decker Boys; many nieces and nephews; cousins, Erykah, Luc, TyTy and Chloe.
He was preceded in death his grandmother, Judy Ferguson and brother, Jarvis Jones.
Visitation: Friday, August 14, 2020 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E State St., Fremont, OH.
The use of face masks is required while indoors at all services. Social distancing will be observed throughout all services with wait times taking place outdoors. If you would prefer, you may express your condolences below or call the funeral home at 419-332-6409 to request that your name be signed in the guest book.
Service: Saturday, August 15, 2020; 10:00 a.m. at Grace Community Church, 900 Smith Rd., Fremont, OH 43430 with Pastor Forrest Kirchenbauer officiating.
Burial: Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde, OH