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Stephen Bruce Ferguson

June 15, 1950 November 20, 2018
Stephen Bruce Ferguson
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Obituary for Stephen Bruce Ferguson

Stephen Bruce Ferguson passed away peacefully, with his loved ones by his side in Houston, TX on the 20th of November 2018. He was 68 years old.

Stephen is survived by his wife, Virginia Ferguson; children, Paul, Regina, Laila, Aaron, Faith, Evie, Mary, Amy, Amena, Mercy, John and Miracle; his brother Gary Ferguson; his grandchildren, Lisette, Philip, Timothy, Kailynn, Mabel, Corah, Karen, Jude, David, Edie, Riley, Emma, Lyla, and Joan, and soon to be born, baby Hoang. He is preceded in death by his mother, Betty Jean Swingley; father, Dale Ferguson; and sister Susie Ferguson.

Stephen was born in June 1950 in Iowa to Betty and Dale Ferguson. He graduated from Spring Branch high school in Houston, TX in 1968. Shortly after high school he met his wife of more than 40 years, Virginia, in St. Louis, Missouri. Virginia and Stephen traveled the world together and during that time welcomed their 12 children.

Stephen was accomplished minister of the gospel, singer, songwriter and producer and often carried his guitar and sang impromptu in many places. He was a charismatic individual who loved people and who was passionate about sharing the gospel. He was serving as an English pastor at the Chinese Church of the Living God and had previously served as a Bible Bowl coach at St. Mark Lutheran School for 5 years. In addition, he volunteered as a teacher at Cornerstone Family Ministries for 8 years and distributed food to local needy schools, ministries and individuals weekly along with ministering at nursing homes multiple times a week. He is the co-founder of the Hide the Word in Your Heart Club International and produced a T.V. special for children and youth that aired in Houston, Texas on Channel 22 for 15 years.

A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, Nov 24th, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Love Presbyterian Church of Houston, 8101 Senate Ave, Jersey Village, TX 77040, with a meal to follow at the church. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Stephen’s life.

In lieu of flowers, donations could be made at www.heartclub.com/donate or by check to Star Family Ministries, P.O. Box 6424 Katy, Texas 77491. The family would like to thank Love Presbyterian for hosting the memorial service and his many friends for their support and many years of friendship.


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memorial

Saturday

24

Nov

10:00 AM 11/24/2018 10:00:00 AM
Love Presbyterian Church of Houston

8101 Senate Ave,
Jersey Village, Texas 77040

Love Presbyterian Church of Houston
8101 Senate Ave, Jersey Village 77040 Texas
United States

interment

Saturday

24

Nov

3:00 PM 11/24/2018 3:00:00 PM
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery

Off of HWY FM 529
Bellville, Texas 77418

Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
Off of HWY FM 529 Bellville 77418 Texas
United States
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