Shawn Lamont Gier was born on December 29, 1983 to Sandra Jean (Crews) and Mark J. Ferguson, Jr. in Columbus, Ohio. Shawn lost his mother at the age of 6 weeks old and was raised by his sister the only mother he has ever known Terri A. Ferguson.
Shawn attended Marion Franklin High School Shawn was a happy and loveable person he enjoyed socializing and making everyone he encountered laugh. He left a lasting impression on everyone he interacted with. He loved nature and animals and enjoyed watching shows such as Blue Plant, Animal Plant and watching the Discovery Channel. He loved geography and could talk to the different regions, countries and continents all over the world. He could tell you any and everything you wanted to know about the different species of animals. Shawn loved music and spending time with his family he especially enjoyed his visits with his son Shawn Lamont Gier, Jr. who was the joy of his life.
On Saturday February 23, 2019, Shawn departed this earthly life at his residence after a lengthy illness. He is preceded in death by his parents; Sandra J. (Crews) and Mark J. Ferguson, Jr. brothers Rodrick A. Ferguson, Marcus J. Ferguson, III and Todd A. Ferguson
Shawn leaves to cherish his memory, son Shawn Lamont Gier, Jr., brothers, Stefan,, Kim, and Julian, and the sister Terri Ferguson; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends