Richard Bruce Berry Jr.

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Richard Bruce Berry Jr.


Richard Bruce Berry, Jr., 64, died at his home above Greenville, near Travelers' Rest on December 24th. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Elizabeth Rigby Berry.

Born in Orangeburg, S.C., to Richard Bruce Berry, Sr., and Rose Herbert Berry, he was educated in the public schools of Orangeburg, Clemson University and Newberry College. He worked for a number of years for several companies involved in the design and manufacture of large conveyor systems.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his mother of Orangeburg, two brothers, David H. Berry (Susan) of Saluda, N.C., and C. Clifford Berry (Donna) of Columbia, S.C. He is also survived by three brothers-in-law, Harrison Rigby (Karen) of Greenville, S.C., Hal Rigby (Hope) of Summerville, S.C., and Steve Rigby of Warrenton,Virginia, as well as a number of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. If desired, memorials may be sent to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 1356 Amelia Street, Orangeburg, S.C.

Published in The Greenville News on Dec. 28, 2012