Rev. Irvin Darnall officiated at the services. Burial followed in the New Salem Cemetery.
Mr. Furgerson died on Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at 8 a.m., at his residence of natural causes.
Mr. Furgerson was born on December 9, 1931, in Morton’s Gap. He was the son of the late Lonnie Glynn and Myrtle Mae Dillingham Furgerson.
Mr. Furgerson had worked for Prairie Farms Dairy in Granite City, Ill.; and was of the Baptist Faith.
Survivors include four daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon Furgerson of Fairview Heights, Ill., Renee and Paul McDuffie of Hattiesburg, Miss., Angie and David Jurgena of Worden, Ill, and Glenda and Monty Boyce of Belleville, Ill; former wife, Ernie Furgerson of Belleville, Ill.; eight grandchildren, Rachel Greenly, Jennifer Greenly, Katie Jurgena, Amy Jurgena, Tevis McDuffie, Sarah Renois, Jessi Berens, and Carrie Lax; and two great-grandchildren, Lily Jurgena and Tevis Glynn McDuffie, Jr.
Goodwin Funeral Home was in charge of all the arrangements.