Milo Hugo Ferry Jr.

Milo Hugo Ferry Jr.

Milo, age 80, passed away on September 6, 2018. He was a resident of Colorado Springs for 46 years and was formerly a resident of North Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated in 1956 from North Kansas City High School and served in the US Marine Corps.  He was an Appliance Repair Technician with Sears.

Milo was born on July 12, 1938, to Milo H. Ferry Sr. and Lola Marie (Adamson) Ferry in Little Rock, Arkansas.  On July 14, 1991, he married Grace Ferry (Sciacca) in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  He was previously married to Margery Kessinger with whom he had three children.

Milo was very social…never knew a stranger…and had many interests to include dancing, baseball, hunting, trains, crafts, playing cards and games.  He was a hard worker and loved building things. He also enjoyed collecting Coca-Cola memorabilia and coins. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and a great baseball/softball player.

He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Grace Ferry; children: Milo Ferry III, Lisa Brady (Sean), David Ferry (Vicky), Lynne Daack, and Lee King (Ken); two sisters: Jean Dyer and Judy Horton; sister-in-law, Connie Ferry.  He had ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents: Milo Ferry and Lola Ferry; brothers: William Ferry and Charles Ferry; and brothers-in-law: Bill Dyer and Rod Horton.

A visitation will be held from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm on Wednesday, September 12 at Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd.  Funeral services will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 219 East Bijou St. at 1:00 pm on Thursday, September 13.

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  1. Milo was a joy in the world. Always with a smile & laugh. Thank goodness we have many many wonderful memories to help us with his loss. Our love & prayers go to Grace & his family.

  2. Milo will be missed. We had the privilege of knowing him and dancing with he and Grace. Our prayers go out to Grace and family.

  3. We will miss Milo so much. He was a major part of our lives. He taught us how to round dance and invited us into his home each week. He was a fabulous mentor and friend.

  4. Milo was one of the great personalities in the realm of Square and Round dancing. He will be greatly missed and we are blessed to have known him and danced with him for the past six years. We wish it could have been much longer! Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and many friends.

  5. Milo was a wonderful round dance instructor and kind soul. He will be missed by his many round and square dance friends, but will live on in our hearts. Condolences to Grace & to the rest of Milo’s family.

  6. Milo was more than our round dance instructor, he was our friend. Milo had great patience, was encouraging, and we enjoyed laughing and joking with him each week. We always looked forward to dancing to Milo’s cueing. Milo touched so many lives and brought joy to countless numbers of people. He was a sweet dear man and we feel a sad emptiness in our hearts. We will miss him tremendously. Hugs to Grace and Milo’s family at this difficult time, may your memories bring you comfort. If Milo has any say about it there will surely be dancing in heaven, no doubt.

  7. Dear Grace, Our Deepest Sympathy to you and your family. Karen and Ed Gloodt

  8. We will always remember the fun times we had together the Colorado state festivals and the CRDA annual festivals. We will miss him very much. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Grace.

  9. Our Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Faith will see you through. Wayne & Barbara

  10. We will miss that wonderful smile !!

  11. We extend our deepest sympathy to dear Grace and family. May the memories you hold dear sustain you at this difficult time. Your smiles and love for everyone will always be with our memory!

  12. Grace – What beautiful memories we have of watching the two of you dance together! And of course the great after parties. Sending you blessings of peace in this difficult time. May your memories sustain you and console you. Love and Hugs!

  13. Although it’s been awhile since we’ve seen Milo & Grace we will never forget his smile and his good humor. Our thoughts and prayers are with Grace and with all of their family and friends. Love, Marilou & Ron

  14. Our sincere condolences to Grace and the Ferry Family. Milo will always be remembered for providing joy in our lives with his round dancing instruction and dance cueing. He will be greatly missed.

  15. Grace, no words can say what is in my heart. I am so sorry for your loss. Many memories of McCloud come to my mind. Enjoyed sharing the years there with many of our friends. Milo’s smile will be missed by many. Hugs.

  16. Gracie, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. If it wasn’t for Milo, I would not be round dancing. He taught Bill and I so much and I will miss him. He made learning to dance fun and we enjoyed all the times we spent dancing at your home.

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