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Andrew Harold “Goose” Ferguson

Sunday, June 9, 2019
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Andrew Harold “Goose” Ferguson

Funeral services for Mr. Andrew Harold “Goose” Ferguson, age 84, of Ruston will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2019, at Emmanuel Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Watts and Dr. Michael Hawley officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.

Mr. Ferguson was born Nov. 20, 1934 in Ruston, LA.

He died June 6, 2019 in Ruston, LA. He was a lifelong member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and a proud Army Veteran Medic in the Korean War. He loved to hunt, fish and did every chance possible.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Durwood and Sallie Ferguson and sister Betty Jane Thurman; siblings: D.D. Ferguson, Pauline Madden and Buster Ferguson.

Mr. Ferguson is survived by his wife of 59 years: Lynn S. Ferguson of Ruston; daughters: Renee Ferguson of Ruston, Angela (Marty) Gallagher of Mandeville, Amy (Kurt) Caillouet of Baton Rouge; sons: Chuck (Anita) Mc-Guire of Choudrant, Joe (Janie) Ferguson of Friendship, and daughter, Samantha “Sam” Ferguson of Ruston; grandchildren: Grace Elizabeth “Lizabeth” Gallagher, Olivia “Papaw’s Caroline” Gallagher, Andrew “Andy” Gallagher of Mandeville, Jacob Caillouet and James Caillouet of Baton Rouge, Stuart McGuire of Choudrant, Kane McGuire of Ruston, Hope and Michael Grillot of Ruston and Matti and Charli Grillot of Ruston; great-grandchildren: Eli and Josh Ferguson, Bryce and Briley McGuire, Colin and Owen McGuire; numerous nieces and nephews and extended family.

Pallbearers will be Kurt Caillouet, Marty Gallagher, Joe Ferguson, Andrew Gallagher and Stuart and Kane McGuire. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy McElduff, Willie Green, Johnny Maxwell, Pete McNealy, Keith Barnes and Mike Carroll.

Visitation will be held from 5 - 8 p.m., Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Owens Memorial Chapel.

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