He was born May 8, 1933 to Ceacle Clay and Birtie Jane (Harris) Fergison.
Don married Norma Joy Kurtz on December 25, 1950. She survives of the home.
He was a licensed grain dealer, worked for Dugdale Packing Company, and also farmed. Don was a member of 1st Baptist Church in Savannah, Missouri, loved driving his Peterbilt semis and Harley Davidson motorcycles.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jack R., Dean R., and O'Neil Fergison; and sister, Darlene Malarkey.
Survivors: wife; daughters, Rodema Gnuschke (Don), Cosby, Missouri and Rhonda Jensen (Carl), Lincoln, Nebraska; grandsons, Aaron Gnuschke (Tira), Jason (Nicole), Mike and Blake Von Kaenel; granddaughters, Tara Brown (Adam), Tammy Archdekin (Scott); and a great-granddaughter, Alexandria "Alex" Von Kaenel.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 9:00 A.M. Friday. Donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.