Aaron Joseph Pereira
December 30, 1977 - November 29, 2021
Aaron Joseph Pereira was born in Fresno, CA, on December 30, 1977 and grew up in Los Banos, CA. He attended local schools, graduating from Los Banos High School in 1996 and then attended Modesto Junior College. In high school he participated in wrestling, football, golf, FFA and he loved Ag Mechanics.
After high school, he married his high school sweetheart Brandie and they began their family; they had three children: Destiny, Antone and Hunter.
Aaron recently began working as a Lead Solar Field Technician II for Nova Source Power Services. Prior to Nova Source, he spent over 20 years working as an equipment mechanic at several milk processing plants.
He worked hard throughout his life and finally attained his dream when he and his wife Brandie were able to purchase their ranch. It includes an almond orchard, a large shop and an area to grow his bountiful garden.
He loved spending time with his family by going hunting with Destiny and his dad, camping in Markleeville with the family, jeeping, attending music concerts with Destiny and Tony, BBQ's and cooking for everyone; also, beekeeping and gardening. He enjoyed archery hunting season and competed in several Destruction Derby's.
He had a huge heart and was kind to all. He made fast friends and would help anyone. He loved to fix things for his family and his many friends.
He was larger than life.
Preceded in death by his grandparents (paternal) Antone and Madeline Pereira; (maternal) Joseph Leroy Souza.
He is survived by his wife Brandie and children Destiny, Antone and Hunter Pereira of Delhi; his father, Ronald Pereira of Los Banos; mother Lizabeth McClain and stepfather David McClain of Indiana, sister Tiffany Pereira of San Jose; and grandmother Donna Souza of Los Banos. Many aunts, uncles, cousins, and countless friends.
Services will begin on Sunday, December 5, 2021 with a visitation at Whitehurst Funeral Chapel 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and the recitation of the holy rosary at 7:00 p.m.; on Monday, December 6, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., there will be a funeral mass at St. Joseph's Catholic Church; burial will follow at the Los Banos District Cemetery.
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