Harold Gene Ferrell, 89, of Stevensville passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at Caretel Inns of Lakeland.
A private graveside celebration will be held in North Shore Memory Gardens, Coloma. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel, St. Joseph. Those wishing to send a condolence online may do so at www.starks -menchinger.com.
Harold was born on Aug. 10, 1930, to Preston and Mae Ferrell in Swifton, Ark. On July 3, 1950, he married Ann Davison. He was a United States Veteran, serving in the Army. Harold was a member of the St. Joseph Township Fire Department for over 20 years. He worked for Clark Equipment Company and moved to Asheville, N.C., when they were purchased by Volvo. Harold retired in 1987 after 30 years of service. He was a very active member at Assembly of God in Asheville, where he served as an elder. He was an avid outdoorsman and liked to hunt and fish. In Harold’s younger years he enjoyed hunting trips with his family to South Carolina and Beaver Island. He was a very kind, compassionate and selfless man with a gentle spirit. People were drawn to his personality; he was loved by all and will be dearly missed. Harold is now walking the streets of gold in God’s glory.
Harold is survived by his wife of 70 years, Ann Ferrell; sons, Terry (Deborah) Ferrell, Steve (Joni) Ferrell and Gregory Ferrell; grandchildren, Kariann Ferrell, Justin Ferrell, Amanda Ferrell and Megan Ferrell; three great-grandchildren; brother, Robert (Carolyn) Ferrell; and sister-in-law, Gloria Loy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Preston and Mae Ferrell; and his other siblings.