Donald Eugene “Gene” Ferguson

March 24, 2017

Donald Eugene “Gene” Ferguson 51 of Sheridan, IN died at 10:30 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.  He was born on May 26, 1965 in Lebanon, IN to Howard L. “Buck” & Mercedes (Lopez) Ferguson.  Gene married Pam Wire in June of 1991 and she survives.  Gene formerly worked at the Frankfort Rural King as department manager in agriculture.  He had previously worked for Rose Acre Farms.  He formerly owned and operated the Frankfort Oasis Restaurant and Bar with his wife Pam and brother in law, Bryan Wire.  Raised Colfax, he attended Clinton Prairie Schools.  He currently was serving on the Sheridan Volunteer Fire Department after formerly serving with the Forest and Kirklin Fire Departments.

Visitation and Services

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Goodwin Funeral Home. Friends may visit from 9 a.m. until service time on Wednesday. Burial will follow in Green Lawn Memorial Park. All are invited to the Colfax Ambulance Building for a “pitch in” dinner at 2 p.m. following the burial.

Survived by:

Wife: Pam Ferguson of Sheridan, Mother: Mercedes Ferguson of Colfax, Son: Howard (Brittany) Ferguson Black of Michigantown, Step Daughter: Jenny Stewart (Bill Bundren) Johnson of Zionsville, 2 Brothers: Howard (Lucia) Ferguson Jr. of Fishers, Robert (Mark Arvin) Ferguson of Indianapolis, Sister: Madeline (Doug) Sanders of Colfax, 5 Grandchildren: Jacob Johnson, Lynnzie Johnson, Chase Bundren, Izabella Bundren and Tiberius Ferguson Black.

Preceded by:

In addition to his father he was preceded in death by a sister, Margarita Pritchard.


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23 Condolences for “Donald Eugene “Gene” Ferguson”

  1. Brenda Hall March 26, 2017 at 1:15 pm

    So sorry for your loss. This breaks my heart he was a very good man. Always had a smile on his face. He will be missed very much!

  2. Brenda Hall March 26, 2017 at 1:19 pm

    So sorry your loss. This really breaks my heart he was a very good man. Always had a smile!

  3. Heidi Long March 26, 2017 at 1:31 pm

    I’m sorry for your loss Gene was a great guy and would do anything for you he will be missed.
    Kirk, Heidi, Autum, Emily, Oliver and Kileigh (Weber) Long

  4. Shannon Kelly March 26, 2017 at 2:13 pm

    Sorry for your loss.

  5. Sinedia Warnecke March 26, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    Rest In Peace Gene Ferguson

  6. Sheri Reed March 26, 2017 at 3:59 pm

    Sorry to hear about Gene. A much loved individual of the community.

  7. Bonnie Hemmerling March 26, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    To the Ferguson Family… You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending love and healing to you. I am so very sorry for your loss.

  8. Cathy Martinez March 26, 2017 at 7:41 pm

    So sorry for your loss he was a great guy

  9. Carolé Reed Talbert March 26, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    Dear Howard (Howie) & Family, I was so Sorry to hear of your loss. Many years have passed us by but I’ve fond memories of all. Continued prayer for you all.
    Carole Reed Talbert
    {Clinton Prairie-Class of “80”}

  10. Howard and Deb ferguson March 26, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    So sorry for your loss. my hubby is at a loss for words, you will be missed.

  11. Mike & Patty Deford March 26, 2017 at 9:47 pm

    Deepest sympathy to all his family. My heart goes out to you Mercedes. May God wrap his arm around all of you during this difficult time.

  12. Mindi Cogdill March 26, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    Sending my deepest condolences. My thoughts and prayers lifted for this family. May God comfort your hearts and bring you peace during your time of grief. All my love.

  13. Bennii Weldy March 26, 2017 at 10:46 pm

    It still does not seem real. Gene was so full of life and loved to help others. He held a special place in his heart for his family especially his grandchildren, animals, children in general and anyone else in need. He would have truly given the shirt off his back for anyone. With so much heart to give to others there was no more left for himself. God truly gained a special angel this week. He will be missed by so many. Thank you for your service to your community as well through the fire department. Gene, you will truly be missed. RIP 6-10.

  14. Tom Rimmer March 27, 2017 at 8:35 am

    Thoughts and lots of comforting prayers for the Ferguson family, from the Rimmer family…Gene was a special friend and sure he’ll be missed by many RIP Gene Ferguson.

  15. Gloria Garcia March 27, 2017 at 9:50 am

    I will never forget his kindness. May God give him eternal rest and the family the strength to bear the great pain.

  16. Pennie Laverty Rich March 27, 2017 at 10:13 am

    So sorry for your loss. Gene was a great man always had a smile. He will be greatly missed.

  17. Rodney & Cynthia Whitlock March 27, 2017 at 10:24 am

    We are so sorry to hear of your recent loss of a loved one. May the Lord bring you comfort.

  18. Martin Echols March 27, 2017 at 1:04 pm

    You will be missed and loved every second of everyday. We were an amazing man Gene. I am so happy with the memories you left for us!!!!

  19. Tina March 27, 2017 at 3:28 pm

    So sorry to hear this about Gene. He was a good man, from a very good family. Our condolences to the family, and prayers to you all. May God Bless You All at this time.

  20. Dianna Moore Cheesman March 28, 2017 at 1:19 am

    Prays for Pam and family

  21. Suilon Benjamin March 29, 2017 at 7:22 am

    Dear Mercedes & Family
    How painful to loose our children, our brothers & sisters it is… So sorry for your loss & keeping you in our thoughts & prayers… May you be comforted knowing he is at peace in Our Lord’s loving arms & we have to happy for him…
    Many fond memories of our Moms & our families & kids growing up together…
    Love & God Bless, Suilon & Terry & The Lenehan girls & families

  22. Ed and Jodell Roberts and Family March 30, 2017 at 12:24 am

    Howie and family, sorry for the loss of the great man. Your Family is in our prayers.

  23. Johnna Galvan April 16, 2017 at 8:53 pm

    Pam, our friend, we had no idea of Gene’s passing. My heart truly aches for you and your family. We are here ALWAYS, if you need anything. We love you

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