Steve K.  Ferrell, Jr.
Steve K. Ferrell, Jr.

December 28, 1931 - December 18, 2018
Born in Brunswick, GA
Resided in St. Simons Island, Georgia
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Mr. Steve K. “Pop” Ferrell, Jr., 86, died Wednesday (December 18, 2018) at the Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick, GA following an extended illness.

He was born in Brunswick, GA and graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was an engineer for many companies before retirement. He had over 31 years of sobriety.

Mr. Ferrell was a son of the late Steve Kinard Ferrell, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Henderson Ferrell. He was preceded in death by his 1st wife, Emma Woodall Ferrell and his wife of 48 years, Gerry Ann Barrett Ferrell; a sister, Barbara Smith; and a special friend, Jeanne Cannon.

He is survived by a sister, Mary Lou Anderson of Waycross, GA, and a brother-in-law, Wayne Smith of Lyons, GA; his four children, Harry S. Ferrell of St. Simons Island, GA, Phyllis E. Ferrell of Louisville, KY, Anna C. Busbee (Milford) of Lizella, GA, and Steve K. Ferrell, III (Shelby) of Yadkinville, NC; seven grandchildren, Joshua Barrett Ferrell of St. Simons Island, GA, Thomas Busbee (Laura) of Atlanta, GA, Brandy F. Wilson (Brad) of Sylvania, GA, , Emily Ferrell (Taylor Thompson) of Winston Salem, NC, Lee Busbee of Lizella, GA, Derick Ferrell (Rebecca Jo) of Brunswick, GA, and Steve K. Ferrell, IV of Yadkinville, NC; and six great grandchildren, Sarah Ferrell, Austin Cothren, Felicity Busbee, Shelby Thompson, Adelaide Busbee, and Hudson Thompson.

The family is especially grateful to the staff and residents at Magnolia Manor and to the staff at The Hospice at Golden Isles for their friendships, compassion, and dedication to our father.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday (December 29, 2018) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends Saturday afternoon at Music Funeral Home starting at 1:00 p.m.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Music Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.




Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Saturday, December 29, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Saturday, December 29, 2018
2:00 PM
Oakland Cemetery
2410 Alice St.
Waycross, GA US 31501
Saturday, December 29, 2018