GREENVILLE - Ronald Dean Berry, age 76, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on May 24, 2013, at 2:40 p.m. at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville, Ohio.
He was born on July 21, 1936, in Wayne County, Ind., to the late Chester G. and Eunice R. (Cheeseman) Berry.
He is survived by his wife, Barb (Weyant) Berry of Greenville, Ohio, whom he married on May 26, 1962; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffery D. Berry of Fort Worth, Texas, and Rick G. and Missy Berry of Hiram, Ga.; daughter, Lori Berry of Louisville, Ky.; grandchildren, Lauren Berry, Carly Berry, Parker Berry, Turner Berry, Alexis Gregory and Justin Berry; sister, Sue Wolfe of Greenville; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Dean retired from Yoder Industries in 2001 and was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of the Eagles, Moose and American Legion in Greenville and loved riding motorcycles.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Gene Berry, and sister, Jane Johnson.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Greenville Township Memorial Gardens, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Terry Haworth officiating. There will be a graveside military service conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard.
There will be no public visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice or Darke County Cancer Association. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com