The Picayune Item
Robert Lyles Ferreira, 91, of Carriere, Miss. passed away Friday, July 12, 2013.
A private family memorial service will be held.
Robert was an electrician for 38 years, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, attended Resurrection Life and he loved to bowl. He was a member of the Picayune Lions Club and The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 130.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Irwin and Loretta Ferreira; and son, Robert L. Ferreira, Jr.
He is survived by: his wife, Betty Ferreira of Carriere; two sons, Brian D. (Nicki) Ferreira of Picayune, Robert R. Augustin of Metairie, La.; four daughters: Linda F. Mace of Covington, La., Patricia (Eric) Switzer of McKinney, Texas, Peggy A. (Glen) Miley of Carriere and Elizabeth Erickson; twelve grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and special family members, Debra Brown and Stuart Brown.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Forgiven Ministries, 29 Ray Wheat Dr., Poplarville, MS 39470.
Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. Please visit our website for the obituary. You can leave an online condolence or share photos and memories.