POSTED: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 11:00am
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 11:14am
Kilgore, TX — “He was a wonderful, wonderful man, a fantastic cop and a child of God.”
Michael Ferguson’s words describing his brother were echoed over and over Monday in Kilgore, where about 1,500 people gathered at Dodson Auditorium on the Kilgore College campus to celebrate the life of Leslie N. Ferguson II.
The longtime instructor at the college’s East Texas Police Academy died Wednesday in an off-duty motorcycle-car crash at Interstate 20 and Texas 31.
Friends, families, co-workers and law enforcement officers came from near and far to remember a life that had touched so many.
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