|Birth: ||Mar. 1, 1930|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 2010|
Cleveland Lee "Buck" Fergeson was born March 1, 1930, in Garrison, Texas, the son of C.D. and Myrtle Parrot Fergeson. He grew up and attended school in Garrison until he was 12 years old. He then moved to Houston, and finished school. After high school he rode bulls and worked in the oilfield until he was 27. Buck then went on to work for Eletrotech Mandrel for many years until he became the vice president of North American Fabricating company. He also worked for Austin County Appraisal District.
A Methodist by faith, Buck was united in marriage to Jo Ann Jones in Bellville, in 1983. Buck and Jo Ann made their home in Bellville where he then pursued his dream of opening Buck Fergeson Originals on the square in 1990.
Buck was a lifetime member of the Houston Livestock Show and rodeo for over 17 years, he made the bronze trophies for the Houston Livestock Show and rodeo for the winner of several events. He was also on the hospitality committee. He was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame for Bull Riding in 2001 and a member of the Bellville United Methodist Church.
Buck passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, in Bellville at the age of 79. He is survived by his loving wife, Jo Ann Fergeson of Bellville; children, Jerry Fergeson of Houston, Jimmy "Bubba" Fergeson of Houston, James Jones and his wife, Karen, of Bellville, Peggy Holloway and her husband, Kyle, of Bellville and Kerri Byler and her husband, Bill, of Bellville; grandchildren, Samantha Fergeson, Sabrina Fergeson, Josh Fergeson, Tyler Jones, Kyndal Jones, Jenna Jones, Tye Holloway, Shelby Holloway, Brenna Byler, Lynette Byler, Will Byler, Angela Wagner and her children, Blake and Bekham Wagner; sister, Kathryn Tracey and her husband, Jim, of Houston and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his extended family, Steve and Wendy Honeycutt, Katherine Burts, Fred Simon, Steve and Ariana Simon, Andy and Gwen Childress. The girls of Buck Fergeson Originals, Becca Luedke, Sarah Peschel, Kris Schultz, Tammi Seay, Cayla Alonso, Meghan Sandavol and Chelsea Binford. Caregivers, La Tonya Carter, Josie Hart, Ms. Lupe, Ramona Portis, Diane Houston, Julie Supak, Mrs. Martha, Janice Croft of Texas Home Health; and many other family and dear friends. Buck in preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Cheryl Fergeson, in 1980, Sylvia Fergeson and Jeneanne Lancaster.
Pallbearers will be Will Byler, Tye Holloway, Tyler Jones, Bill Byler, Kyle Holloway and James Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Welton Hill, Eddie Fisher, W.T. Byler, Bob Mecham, Mike Carpino, Al Shakis and A.G. Ollre.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. today at Schmidt Funeral Home, Bellville.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010 at Bellville United Methodist Church with Pastor Robert Stutes and Pastor Amy Haralson officiating. Interment will follow at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Bellville.
Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the: Bellville General Hospital, P.O. Box 977, Bellville, Texas 77418; Hospice Brazos Valley, 302 East Blue Bell Rd., Brenham, Texas 77833; and Bellville United Methodist Church, P.O. 188, Bellville, Texas 77418.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, 12029 Hwy 36 South, P.O. Box 610, Bellville, Texas 77418. (979) 865-2424.
Monday, February 15, 2010
C. D. Fergeson (1908 - 1980)
Sylvia Ruth Timmerman Fergeson (1939 - 1979)*
Cheryl Dee Fergeson (1964 - 1980)*
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery #01
Created by: Amy the Spirit Seeker
Record added: Mar 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50171642
You are at rest with Cheryl now. I read about your daughters story and have never forgotten it. R.I.P|
Added: Apr. 9, 2014
Love you, Papa Buck|
Added: Sep. 5, 2012
Re-united with your daughter. RIP.|
Added: Jan. 30, 2011
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