Ronald Lee Berry, age 77, of Green Ridge, Missouri, died on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at his home. He was born on July 28, 1934 in Beaman, Missouri, son of Walton T. and Lula Pearl Hyatt Berry. He was married on May 22, 1952 in Harrison, Arkansas to Shirley Eichholz and she survives of the home.
Ronald graduated from Smithton High School. He was a farmer all his life. He was a member of the Green Ridge Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed camping with family, friends and also traveling. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Steve Berry and his wife Barbie of Green Ridge, Missouri; four daughters, Cathy MacPherson and her husband John of Saratoga, Wyoming, Karen Berry of Yuma, Arizona, Kim Brown and her husband Doug of Hartselle, Alabama, Jan Ritzo and her husband Steve of Sedalia, Missouri; one sister, Barbara Green and her husband Matt of Sedalia, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Lois Hoehns of Smithton, Missouri; nine grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren.
He was preceded by his parents.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 A.M. Monday, January 30, 2012 at Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home with Pastors Randy and Dianna Marcum officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Justin Berry, Michael Berry, Darin Plummer, Tim Wheeler, Ryan Brown and Robbie Sneed. Honorary pallbearers will be J.L. and Betty Purchase and Harold Larue. Burial will be in Green Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call after 3:00 P.M. Sunday, with the family receiving friends from 7:00 P.M. until 8:30 P.M. Sunday, January 29, 2012 at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Show Me Christian Youth Home or the Sedalia Animal Shelter in care of the funeral home. You may sign the guest book online at ewingschuttesemlerfh.com