ROBERT K. BERRY
Robert "Bob" Keith Berry, 71, of Portsmouth, died Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Southern Ohio Medical Center. He was born Nov. 26, 1942, in Williamson, W.Va., to the late Robert F. Berry and Evelyn S. Thompson Berry.
Bob was a retired Portsmouth firefighter with many years of service and he was a former member of Central Presbyterian Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Patti Miller.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine Burns Berry; one son, Robert "Bob" Berry of Portsmouth, one brother, Scott (Gayle) Berry of West Portsmouth; several nieces and nephews including a special niece, Beth Ann Bell; four sisters-in-law, Constance (Marion) Ackerman of Columbus, Margaret (Michael) Shaw of Missouri, Ester (Bill) Parker of Portsmouth and Mary (William) Smelco of Columbus; and a special friend, Bella-Blue Headlam.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014, at F.C. Daehler Mortuary Company in Portsmouth with Bill Parker officiating. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8p.m. Wednesday at Daehlers and one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Final Bell Service will be conducted by the Honor Detail of the Portsmouth Fire Department.
Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 1001 9th Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662.