The funeral service of Shona Ferguson: 'He was what others were inspired to become'

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  • South African actor and producer Shona Ferguson will be laid to rest in a private ceremony attended only by family on Wednesday.
  • Shona, who started Ferguson Films with his wife Connie in 2010, died from Covid-19 related complications on 30 July.
  • Speaking to Channel24, Conrad Mwanza said that details of a memorial service would be released at a later date once the necessary arrangements have been made. 

On Wednesday, South African actor and producer Shona Ferguson will be laid to rest in a private ceremony. 

"He was what others were inspired to become. He left a lasting impression on all of us. A legacy of love and commitment that inspired many," said Shona's brother, Dominique Ferguson, during a heartfelt tribute. 

Shona died from Covid-19 related complications on 30 July.

He's known for various TV roles, including starring in Muvhango as Dr Leabu. In March 2007, he left the Venda soap opera and starred as Itumeleng in The Wild from 2011 to 2013.

The details of a memorial service will be released at a later date, said Conrad Mwanza in a statement to Channel24.

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