Gary Lynn Ferguson, of Mexia, passed away on September 2, 2020 in Waco at the age of 64. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with David Bates and Pastor Jimmy Cotton officiating. Interment will follow in the LaSalle Cemetery. Dustin Ferguson, Brady Ferguson, Brandon Ferguson, T. J. Taylor, Larry Bates, Garrett Ferguson and Dawson Ferguson will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Vest, Chad Jarrell, Jeramy Stone, Jason Stone, Jared Stone and Michael Raines.
Visitation with the family will be 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.
Gary was born December 31, 1955 in Mexia, Texas to Cleve Ferguson and Joyce Coe Ferguson. Mexia has been home for his entire life. Gary graduated from Mexia High School, Class of 1974. Soon after high school, he went to work for TDCJ as a Prison Guard, and eventually worked his way up to Field Sergeant in a career that spanned 40 years.
In his spare time, Gary loved to hunt, fish and “shoot a little bull”. If he wasn’t in the woods or on the lake, you could usually find him around a card table playing poker or dominoes, with his father close by. Gary also looked forward to watching the National Final Rodeo in Vegas every year. He was always a country boy at heart who enjoyed the simple things in life. He had and outgoing personality, never met a stranger, loved his family, and enjoyed spending as much time with family and friends as possible.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Everett Ferguson and Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Coe; brother, Dennis Ferguson; nephew, Blake McIntire; and niece, Rachel Smith.
Gary is survived by his four children, Stacie Love and husband, Ryan, Natalie Wood and husband, Cody, Jared Ferguson and girlfriend, Ashley and Abby Ferguson and fiancé, Stetson; father, Cleve Ferguson; mother, Joyce Coe Ferguson; five sisters, Denise Winstead and husband, Robert, Pam Ferguson, Linda Smith, Brenda Rahaman and husband, Shear and Paula Mathison and husband, Carl; three grandchildren, Kacie, Donahoo, Andrew Donahoo and Landon Wood; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.