Recently, 78-year-old Bobbie Faye Ferguson passed away. She was well-known in recent years as the mother of The Conners actor Jay R. Ferguson. The announcement was made by her son’s representation at Industry Entertainment on Friday, July 22, 2022. A news source added that Bobbie, a resident of Sherman Oaks, died last month from natural causes. On August 20, 2022, a memorial service will be conducted in Los Angeles, California. Donations can be made on the Los Angeles Mission’s official website by her supporters and well-wishers for the family.
Bobbie Faye Ferguson, who was born on October 10th, 1943, was raised in Eudora, Arkansas, and she attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello until she graduated. She was a speech and debate instructor at Dallas’ Skyline High School. She also served as a founding member of KD Studio, where she also taught acting. Later, Bobbie relocated to Los Angeles and started a modeling and acting career. She had appearances on programs including The Fall Guy, Remington Steele, and The Dukes of Hazzard.
In the movie Evening Shade, where her son portrayed Taylor Newton, the son of Bobbie and Marilu Henner’s characters, she had a prominent part. Later, Bobbie worked as a professor at the Los Angeles Actor’s Lab. The NASA multimedia initiative was then introduced by President Clinton in Washington during the 1990s. For seven years, she served as the group’s spokesman and served as a consultant on space-related movies like Space Cowboys and Wild Blue Yonder.
She also starred in the iconic superhero movie Superman and made an appearance in Freddy’s Nightmares, a 1989 sequel to Nightmare on Elm Street. Despite being a well-known figure, Bobbie did not have a Wikipedia page, so additional details regarding her professional and personal life are not accessible. According to reports, Bobby is survived by her son R. Ferguson, her daughter-in-law, three grandsons, two brothers, a sister-in-law, and nieces and nephews.
Her son, who goes by the name Jay Rowland Ferguson Jr., is well-known for his roles in shows including Evening Shade, Mad Men, and The Conners. His performance as Ponyboy Curtis in the television adaptation of the book The Outsiders helped him gain notoriety. Additionally, he has made appearances in such programs as The Real O’Neals, Surface, Sleeper Cell, Stan Rizzo, Judging Amy, and Sleeper Cell. Since 2018, he has been playing the role of Darlene’s boss, Ben, in the ABC sitcom. Stay connected with us for more updates.