|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1921|
|Death: ||Feb. 1, 2009|
Son of Ewin Edwin Sr Fergeson and Minnie Mae Hamilton Fergeson.
Rockdale Reporter February 12, 2009
HOUSTON—A graveside service for Ewin Edwin Fergeson, 87, was held at Houston National Cemetery with Rev. Doug Springer of Rockdale officiating.
Mr. Fergeson died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tomball. He was born March 23, 1921, in Rockdale.
Mr. Fergeson began school in Rockdale and moved to Houston in 1927. He graduated from Milby High School in 1939.
Mr. Fergeson was a veteran of the Army Air Corps, serving from 1942 to 1945.
He married Virginia E. Pohl on Feb. 11, 1945, and they were 10 days shy of celebrating 64 years of marriage.
Mr. Fergeson worked as a butcher, general contractor, draftsman, building expediter and was owner and operator of Lakewood Paint Supply.
He had a heart for missions and teaching the word of God. Over the years, he taught Bible classes at Lakewood Church in Houston, Lake Point Resort in Canyon Lake and on mission fields of Mexico and Guatemala. Mr. Fergeson also taught at a Bible seminary in the Philippines and, until his illness, he taught a Bible class at the retirement community where he lived.
Mr. Fergeson was preceded in death by his father, Ewin Edwin Fergeson Sr., and his mother, Minnie Mae Hamilton Fergeson, both of Rockdale; a great-grandson, Adam Fleener; and a great-granddaughter, Destiny Ferguson.
Survivors are his wife, Virginia E. Fergeson; children Jerry Fergeson and Diane of Spring, Peggy Skeeters and Charles of Houston, Paul Fergeson and Della of Splendora, David Fergeson and Victoria of Albuquerque, New Mexico; grandchildren James "Tony" Fergeson, Sonya Fleener, Paul "Mike" Fergeson, Shawn Fergeson, Kari Miller, Eric Fergeson, Robert Fergeson, Lisa Fergeson and Colten "Tony" Fergeson; and great-grandchildren Austin, Travis, Tiffany, Brooklin, Terrence, Kenzi, Chance, Matthew, Jenna, Camryn and one on the way.
Ewin E Fergeson (1890 - 1955)
Minnie Mae Hamilton Fergeson (1895 - 1989)
Houston National Cemetery
Plot: Section R1 Site 431
GPS (lat/lon): 29.93374, -95.4537
Created by: Jennifer Jackson
Record added: Feb 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33776274