Austin Keith Ferguson

Sunrise: October 5, 1977

Sunset: October 31, 2020

Austin Keith Ferguson was born on Thursday, October 5th, 1977 at 10:50 pm at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, Illinois to Valjean Ferguson (Jenkins) and Jerry Keith Ferguson. About two years later Austin was joined by his younger sister and only sibling, Kori Y. Ferguson. Austin attended Parkview High School in Little Rock, AR, and later attended Henderson State University and was a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated. Austin worked in the Banking industry early on in and later worked in the Human Resources industry.

On Monday, August 11th, 2008, Austin married Dian Hussey and the union produced three children, Samara, Aidan and Dylan.
Austin was preceded in death by his maternal great grandparents, Gertie and Buster Howcott; grandparents, Joe and Virginia
(Carrie) Jenkins; mother, Valjean Ferguson; uncle, Brian Jenkins; cousin, Kayla Jenkins; paternal great grandparents, Nathaniel and Josie Wincher, Joe and Lucy Ferguson; grandfather, Ledger Montgomery Ferguson and uncles, aunts and cousins. Austin’s Legacy remains with his wife, Dian Hussey-Ferguson; daughter, Samara Coleman; sons, Aidan Montgomery,
Ferguson and Dylan Tyler Ferguson; grandmother, Fannie Ferguson, Father, Jerry Ferguson; uncle, Wayne Wincher; aunt, Elzada Ferguson; sister, Kori Y. Ferguson; niece, Mackenzie Henderson; nephew, Jayden M. Ferguson; mother-in-love, Joan V. Hussey; father-in-law, Leslie G. Hussey Sr. and brothers-in-love ,Leslie G. Hussey, Jr. and Robert C. Hussey.

Viewing Friday, November 13, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Saturday, November 14, 2020 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Reverend Eric and Cherita Williams Puryear says

    On behalf of the Fitchett & Williams families we extend our sincere condolences and prayers to the Ferguson family. May God’s peace, love and strength comfort you today. He is the lifter of your head.

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      Karen Jenkins says

      To My Family,
      Precious memories how
      they linger…I shall cherish and hold dear the memories that I have of Austin; his smile, his outgoing, friendly personality, his humor and wit and his love for family and others. It is my prayer that God will continue to wrap you in His loving arms. May He comfort and heal your aching heart. May He grant you His peace as only He
      can do.
      Prayerfully submitted in love,
      Aunt Karen J

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      Nicky says

      Pleasant and fun memories of you, my dear cousin. My heart is broken. Rest peacefully. I love you! ❤️

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    W. Clary (Walmart- Mt Dora) says

    Thank you Austin, you were always encouraging, a ready smile, a kind and gentle man. Your time here was painfully brief, your impact Large, Your Loss LARGER…. Prayers to your loved ones in the LOSS of you.

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    Chrissy Lucas says

    Thoughts & prayers to Austin’s family. We all loved Austin and miss him very much
    Our thoughts & prayers are with you all

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    Wanda Ferguson Wilson says

    The Wilson family sends their love and Spiritual blessing to our Ferguson family, we Are saddened but in the kingdom resurrection all will see each other again

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    Catherine Palacios says

    Austin, thank you for encouraging me to finish school and pushing me to continue. You really had made a huge impact in my life and I will cherish the laughs that we had at work. You truly are missed by everyone.

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    Christina Caraballo Moore says

    My condolences to the Ferguson family! Austin was a great friend and co worker. sending my prayers to his beautiful wife and children ..God bless you all🙏🏻

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    Alvin K. Johnson Jr. says

    My condolences to the family. I remember the nights of pledging, numerous debates on hip hop and goofing off between calls at SWA. My friend, my line brother you will be missed. Your legacy lives on through your wife and children. Rest easy my brother.

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      Cassie Hickman says

      Austin, thank you for everything you have done for us at 705. I’m gonna miss all the funny jokes & puns & “bugging” you in your office. My condolences to your family, you were a great person and friend. Fly high & rest in peace Austin. You will not be forgotten.

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    Rick Dunford says

    The positive impact you had on so many lives is undeniable. I will miss the talks we had and will never forget how much fun it was getting to know you. Rest In Peace, buddy.

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    April Clark says

    Austin was a great guy who brought smiles to everyone he met at store 705 .
    To his family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Fly high Austin …. Your memories will live on through all the lives you’ve touched.

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