Sam  Ferguson, Jr.
Sam Ferguson, Jr.
LINDALE — Services for Mr. Sam Ferguson, Jr., age 79 of Lindale, Texas, are scheduled for 1:00 PM Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at the Lindale First Baptist Church with Dr. Tom Buck and Bro. Ryan Taber officiating. Interment will follow at the Lindale City Cemetery with services under the direction of Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home in Lindale, Texas. Sam passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020 at a hospital in Tyler, Texas. He was born in Lindale, Texas on November 25, 1940 to the late Samuel Hill and Lora Mae (Jennings) Ferguson. Sam served in the United States Navy and owned and operated East Texas Tile and Acoustic since 1976. He previously served on the Lindale City Council, was a former Lindale Volunteer Firefighter and a former member of the Lindale Masonic Lodge. Sam was very involved in his church at Lindale First Baptist including serving as a deacon, a RA director, and member of the Men’s Prayer Breakfast. He was preceded in death by his 3 sisters, Martha Dry, Christine Meyers, and Bobbie Bailey and longtime business partner and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Wayne and Betty Bryant. Sam is survived by his wife of 59 years, Hulene Ferguson of Lindale, Texas; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Lajuanda and Ronnie Morrow of Spring, Texas; sister-in-law, Pat Brown of Austin, Texas; brother-in-law, Craig Dry of Tyler, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Honorary pallbearers are Lloyd Whittington and Jerry Crews. Serving as pallbearers will be Kyle Alexander, Clarence Evans, Larry Ruth, Jerry Lockhart, Charles Lane, and Paul Akin. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at the Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home in Lindale, Texas. Memorials may be made to the Lindale First Baptist Building Fund.

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