Robert Ferguson
1937 - 2020
BORN
1937
DIED
2020
FUNERAL HOME
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue
Gary, IN
Robert Ferguson Sr., age 83 passed away Tuesday afternoon November 10, 2020 at Methodist Hospital. He was born on March 9, 1937 in Leland, Mississippi to Tommie Lee Redfield and Johnny Ferguson. He was raised by his grandparents Corine and Miles Redfield. He graduated from Breishe High School and then attended Alcorn College. He worked at US Steel and retired from the Gary Public Transportation Corp. He was baptized at an early age. He later joined Zion M.B. Church under the leadership of Pastor Olarry. He later joined New Nazareth M.B. Church where he served under the Pastorage of Pastor Willie T. Johnson, Pastor Willie V. Nichols, and Pastor Orvill A. Sanders, Jr. He served on the Deacon Board, Trustee, Prison Ministry, Nursing Home Ministry and sang in the singing group named Third Sunday and also a Sunday School Teacher. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Easter Phelps and two other sisters and a brother. He leaves to cherish his memories children Debbie (Orlander) Robinson, Roderick (Lanice) Ferguson, Robert (Sandy) Ferguson Jr., Robert Michael Ferguson, and stepchildren, 8 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, November 20, 2020 from 12 noon-8:00 p.m. with family hours from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel 2959 West 11th Avenue. Funeral Services Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at New Nazareth M. B. Church 1601 East 21st Avenue. Pastor Orvill A. Sanders Jr. officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.


Published by Post-Tribune on Nov. 18, 2020.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
20
Visitation
12:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue, Gary, IN
Nov
20
Visitation
6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue, Gary, IN
Nov
21
Funeral service
11:00a.m.
New Nazareth M. B. Church
1601 East 21st Avenue., IN
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He was a wonder man to know. So sorry for the loss of him for the family. May the family pull on God for the strength to get through this time of grieving.
Renee Iovino
Friend
December 13, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Milton and Lessie mable
Coworker
November 20, 2020
To the Ferguson Family,

May God comfort you during this time of bereavement. Bob was a nice guy to work with at GPTC.
Minietta E Nelson
Coworker
November 20, 2020
a loved one
November 19, 2020
To Debbie and family I extend my condolences and prayers. God will comfort and keep you at this difficult time. I loce you all.
Frances Bridges- Resto
Acquaintance
November 18, 2020
Worked with Bob , at G . P .t . C Sorry for the family loss he will be missed .
Larry Young
Coworker
November 17, 2020
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