Robert Ferro, 83, of Joplin, MO, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2022. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, June 24th at 2:00 p.m. in Englewood Cemetery in Clinton, Missouri.
He was born in Clinton, Missouri, May 18, 1939, to Bert and Mildred Ferro. He is the Husband of Shirley R. Ferro. They shared 57 years of marriage together.
He attended and graduated from Clinton High School, graduated from UCM, Warrensburg Missouri in Commercial Art then went on to finish his Master’s at PSU, Pittsburgh, KS.
He was employed at Messenger’s Publishing in Joplin, Mo. then later employed at PSU as a professor. He liked photography, fishing, and hunting. We went on several camping trips to places such as Sand Dunes National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, Fort Massachusetts in Biloxi, Mississippi, and Roaring River State Park.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Webb City, Mo. for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ferro, Daughter Jennifer Morris, and Grand-Daughter Josie Morris. He was preceded in Death by his parents, Bert and Mildred Ferro. Still living are his Sister Janice Parmley and Nephew Tony Braiser.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in Clinton, Missouri.