2017-05-25 / Obituaries

Robert E. Moorehead Sr.

Robert E. Moorehead Sr., 77, of Jamestown, passed away May 21, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.

He was the husband of the late Nancy L. (Nunes) Moorehead.

Born in North Kingstown, he was a son of the late Thomas E. and Margaret (Barrington) Moorehead.

Mr. Moorehead worked for the Jamestown Ferry and later for the Newport Turnpike & Bridge Authority for many years before retiring.

He was a member of the PAC and a former member of the Elks.

He enjoyed fishing, cooking, driving and daily stops at Allie’s Donuts. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family.

He leaves six children, Christopher Moorehead, Gayle Amaral, Beverly Hughes, Robert E. Moorhead, Jr., John Moorehead and Trish Ouimette; a brother, Thomas Moorehead; two sisters, Carol Martin and Sandra McGovern; and seven grandchildren, Eileen, Alyssa, Samuel, Steven, Connor, Magnus and Nolan.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, May 26, in St. Mark Church, 60 Narragansett Ave. Burial will follow in St. Mark Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the American Heart Association would be appreciated.

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