Sid Ferris, loving spouse, father, “Pa,” and friend went to be with the Lord on Oct. 9, 2011.
Sid was born Nov. 20, 1942, in Florence, Ariz., to Archie and Lucile Ferris.
He married the love of his life, Martha “Mike” Ferris on Oct. 29, 1964. They had many adventures together while raising four boys. Sid was in the trucking business for many years. He never met a stranger and was always willing to help anyone in need. He was also a life member of Masonic Lodge #136 in Pontotoc, Okla.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Martha Ferris, of San Angelo; his sons, Billy Ferris and wife, Vivian, of Del Valle, Texas, Rick Ferris and wife, Tonee, of Vancourt, Texas, Dude Ferris and wife, Brenda, of Dale, Texas, and John Ferris, of San Angelo; his five grandchildren: Cheryl Whited and husband, Steven, Justin and Crystal Ferris, and Coy and Cortney Ferris; five great-grandchildren: Steven and Cody Whited, Cole and Brianna Ferris,and Branton Ferris; and his four siblings: Wayne Ferris, of Muleshoe, Texas, John Ferris, of Fullerton, Calif., Patsey Martin, of Amarillo, Texas, and Audra Ferris, of Tishamingo, Okla. He is also survived by special extended family, Kevin, Samantha and Bristol Faust, of El Paso, Texas.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Harris Avenue Baptist Church, 1026 E. Harris Ave., San Angelo, Texas. Arrangements are by Shaffer Funeral Home/Sherwood Way.