Dr. William “Bill” Thomas Ferguson

October 12, 1936 - May 15, 2023
First Baptist Church Worship Center
500 Pine Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
Thursday 5/18, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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First Baptist Church - West Monroe Feazel Chapel
318-322-5104 |
Thursday 5/18, 3:00 pm
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William Thomas “Bill” Ferguson, M. D., 86, of West Monroe, Louisiana, entered the gates of heaven on Monday, May 15, 2023. He was born on October 12, 1936, in Monroe, LA.Dr. Ferguson graduated from C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport in 1955.  He attended Ouachita Parish High School and would have been in the secondContinue Reading

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Nelson Boggs left a message on May 22, 2023:
Mark and Christy. I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Dr. Ferguson. He was such a nice and, and he was a great comfort to Carrie during her sickness
Fred B Cook left a message on May 17, 2023:
Billy was a next-door neighbor during the formative years of my life. As he was 6 or 7 years older than me, I always looked up to him. Even back then as a teenager I remember his faith in God. As we grew older and went separate ways, I followed his life as my mom and his mom were very close friends and remained in contact until their passing. I remember stopping at one of the bases he was stationed at on the Gulf Coast and looking him up. Later in life he performed several surgeries on my mom. I remember being at one of her surgeries when Billy came in for his pre surgery prayer. Truely Billy was a shining example of what a Christian really is. He lived his life in service to others and was always an example. To his family, my sincerest condolences to you for your loss. Receive comfort knowing he is now with his Heavenly Father. I know you will truly miss his living presence with you. Certainly, this man was an example for all that knew him, of what it means to live your life as a Christian. May God bless each of you in this time of loss.
Connie Watkins left a message on May 17, 2023:
What fond memories beginning when y’all moved to WM. Over the years, friendship grew and many more memories. Bill will be missed but he is Home where he was meant to be. And I know his greeting by all his friends was a true celebration. Carol, I am so sorry for your loss but Gods grace will see you and your family thru. Those of us…and there are many….who have been in your shoes know without a doubt that He is there!!!
Randy Ward left a message on May 17, 2023:
So sorr.y to hear this news,Dr.Ferguson operated on just about every member of my family.Surely one of the greatest surgery legends in this area.The only doctor that would pray for every patient he operated on.I got to really know him when I worked at GRMC.A true man of God.I will miss you my friend.I hope you say hello to my family members that are walking them golden streets with you
Laura and Jesse Sanchez left a message on May 17, 2023:
Dr. Ferguson saved Jesse's life as a baby and we have continued to be blessed. Thank you for everything, you are forever in our hearts and memories.
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Anonymous left a message on May 17, 2023:
In deepest sympathy,
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Cynthia Wilson left a message on May 17, 2023:
You have my deepest condolences for your loss. Dr. Ferguson will always hold a special place in my heart. He prayed over me when he performed a surgery on me and I will always be grateful for him. I had hoped to get his signature on his autobiography. Never the less we know we will all see him again in heaven.
Sue Douglas left a message on May 17, 2023:
Carol and family, what a blessing it was to know Bill. He prayed with me and Mother several times. Love and prayers to all of you.
Tanya French left a message on May 17, 2023:
I have many memories in the OR at GRMC with this wonderful surgeon. He will be missed by many. Carol, please know you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Linda Sanders left a message on May 17, 2023:
Dr. Ferguson has never been far from my mind since he prayed for me before an exploratory surgery that saved my life along with a new antibiotic that had just been placed on the market in 1983. No tests showed what was going on and it bothered him he could not diagnosis it. The next morning surgery revealed I had an appendix that had rotted away, and gangrene had set in. Peritonitis was present. All this to SAY, this man was loved, appreciated and never forgotten for all he did for me. I am sure it is hard at this time to recall how blessed you were by simply being his family. May your recall your wonderful memories of and moments with Dr. Ferguson when your heart is breaking and May God Bless you today and for all of your tomorrows. I know I was blessed beyond measure by Dr. Ferguson and our precious Father. RIP Dr. Ferguson
Linda K. Meredith Cummings left a message on May 16, 2023:
Dr Ferguson, I have been sick today and needed to go to the hospital but wouldn’t cause I knew that you wouldn’t be there. You did my last 11 out of 15 abdomen surgeries. You fought the Airforce for me and forced them to let me stay in the hospital when they wanted me back at work in the ER. You helped me to be medically retired when they stayed after me. It was calming when you were in surgery and allowed me to pray before you prayed and the last words I heard was you asking God to bless me as I was being put to sleep. Then, I would wake up and you would be there. I have missed you all these years since you retired. Nobody deserves to be with God more than you. I can’t thank your family enough for sharing your time with all of your patients. I thank God for you.
Camille Adair left a message on May 16, 2023:
Carol and Family, Sending you all my sympathy and prayers in the loss of Bill. I have fond memories of our friendship over the years at FBC, Sunday School parties, dinners, tea showers, and fellowship in general. Lee Roy & I admired Bill so much for his work in medicine & his Christian walk & testimony. In the sad days ahead, you will be strengthened by your knowing you will be reunited again in Heaven! He is worshiping at the feet of Jesus & meeting many friends & family who had gone on before him. Love, Camille Adair
Anonymous left a message on May 16, 2023:
Condolences from the Crumpler family: Janise, Amy & Brent, Jacob & Angela. Seth & Heather, Claire & Brant, Grace, Cole & Donovan, Bristi.
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Maggie Brown left a message on May 16, 2023:
Just want to tell you how much it meant to my Daddy to have Dr. Ferguson to help him when he was hospitalized with bladder and liver cancer. My Daddy was deeply Christian and was a Deacon at our church for 51 years. Having Dr. Ferguson pray both with and for him meant the world to him and all our family in those few last remaining days. Please accept our deepest sympathy. His was a life well lived.
Dianne Green left a message on May 16, 2023:
Sorry to hear about Dr Ferguson. He did two of my surgeries a few years ago. He was the best and wish there were more like him. He really cared about the ones he helped. He always called himself to see how you were doing after you got to come home. He will be missed for all the things he did for people. Sending prayers to all the family.
Jim and Celeste Walsh left a message on May 16, 2023:
Sending our sincere condolences. Praying for your family during this difficult time.
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David and Cindy Pool left a message on May 16, 2023:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We love yall.
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Anonymous left a message on May 16, 2023:
Dearest Dawn, Christy and family, Sending our love and prayers. We love you, The Mamacitas.
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Sherri Fletcher left a message on May 16, 2023:
Thoughts and Prayers with the family. I learned so much from him during my healthcare career at beginning at the early age of 18 in the Operating Room. Many long evenings and nights of being out on call. Memories I’ll always cherish.
Nancy Boyce Hill left a message on May 16, 2023:
Dear Carol and Family, I was so sorry to hear of Dr. Ferguson’s passing. I know you all will miss him so. He was a compassionate physician but more importantly he was a wonderful, caring man. As his employee I loved working for him and have missed he and Carol these past years. Just take comfort in knowing no more suffering now that he is safe in the arms of Jesus. Nancy
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The Staff at Utility Data Systems left a message on May 16, 2023:
Our prayers and deepest sympathies are with you
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George Ross left a message on May 16, 2023:
Dr. Ferguson removed my gallbladder in the year 2001 with the "scope" and we prayed before the surgery. It was so perfect that I went home in two days. A great man and I pray for all his loved ones and certainly share in condolences to all his family.
Sylvia Rugg left a message on May 16, 2023:
I had the pleasure of working with Dr Ferguson at Glenwood Hospital and witnessed him pray with his patients before surgery. I had the utmost respect for him. He was a man of faith who walked the walk. Prayers for his family, may God bless you and comfort you.
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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