He was born on January 5, 1928, in Pettus, Texas to Thomas L. Ferguson, Sr. & Opal Mae Stuart.
Thomas served in the Armed Forces during World War II in Darmstadt, Germany as a construction equipment operator.
He was honorably discharged on Jan 21, 1953, as Sergeant Thomas L Ferguson, Jr., and received the Army of Occupation medal and World War II Victory medal.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Pearl Pitmon; daughter, Brenda Dailey; and son, Bryan Ferguson.
He is survived by his wife, JoDell Ferguson, of Beeville; son, Jody Ferguson; daughters, Judy Barron and Merabeth Ferguson; daughter-in-law, Diann Ferguson; as well as two step-children, Cathy Cummings and Tommy Gannon; 13 grandchildren, Allison Ferguson, Lindsay Hayward, Billy John & Shaun Barrier, Carrie Richardson, Brandon & Ashley Ferguson, Mandi & Bobby Shelton, Cassi Highlender, Kristen Mitchell, and Magen & Erin Barron; 10 great-grandchildren; one niece; and the loving staff at TSVH-Floresville.
Graveside services with Military Honors were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 18, at the Beeville Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church School, Beeville or to a charity of your choice.