Robert Perea, a resident of Reno, Nevada, passed away Thursday, December 18, 2008 with his loving family at his side. Robert was born in Contreras, New Mexico. Preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Sofia Perea; brothers, Cele and U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Jose Perea and three nephews. He is survived by his loving wife, Lois of 46 years; daughter, Sherry Fenwick; two sons, Robert and Randy Perea; four grandchildren, U.S. Army Pvt. First Class Justin R. Miller, Jeff Fenwick, Amber and Sierra Perea, all of Reno; his sister Odelia Pohl; brothers, Eppie and Leo Perea; numerous nieces and nephews. Robert retired from Yellow Frieght after 22 years and was known to many truck drivers as "The Paper Tiger." A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at San Felipe de Neri Church in Old Town.
Published on: Sun January 04, 2009