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Millard Ferryman

January 21, 1929 - October 28, 2017

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Millard E. Ferryman, 88 of Urbana, passed away, Saturday, October 28, 2017 in Springfield Regional Medical Center.


He was born January 21, 1929 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio and was a graduate of Mechanicsburg High School. Millard served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He retired after 36 years as a painter with Grimes Manufacturing and was a member of the Grimes Quarter Century Club. He also was a member of the Urbana United Methodist Church.


Millard enjoyed playing and watching all sports. He had a competitive nature and shared that love of sports with his children and grandchildren.


He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Sue (Burson) Ferryman, his daughters, Tami (Wayne) Maggart & Tina Hock, his sons, Larry (Robin) Ferryman and Timothy Ferryman; his grandchildren, Amy Maggart, Andrew (Chelsea) Maggart, Corrie (Heath) McDonald, Natalie (Doug) Ransdell, Ashley (Josh) Ryan, Christina Hock and Jake Hock, 9 great grandchildren & 1 great great grandson; his sister, Irene (Gene) Reese and brother, Carl (Beth) Ferryman; as well as many nieces and nephews and special friends, Joan and Jim Gingrey.


Millard is preceded in death by his parents, Merle and Florence (Culp) Ferryman, an infant daughter, Beverly, his brothers Merle Jr., Harold, Edgar, Arthur & Raymond Ferryman and sisters, Gladys Rose and Marjorie Brown.


Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana with Pastor Paul Jones officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum at Oakdale Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions to the Wherehouse Food Pantry, 238 N. Main St., Urbana, Ohio 43078, The Caring Kitchen, 300 Miami St., Urbana, Ohio 43078 or to the Champaign Transit System, 308 Miami St. #D Urbana, Ohio 43078.


Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com


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