Richard Adlai “Dick” Berry

Richard Adlai “Dick” Berry

Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 19 Feb 2009 (aged 78)
Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, USA
Burial Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 75478489 · View Source
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Richard Adlai Berry, 78, passed away Thursday, Feb 19, 2009, at Brown Memorial Home in Circleville, OH, after a period of declining health. He was born in Meadville, PA, on Dec 25, 1930, to George Harold & Grace Elizabeth Rundell Berry.
He was a graduate of Erie Technical High School in Erie, PA, and served in the US Navy. His aviation career began with dirigibles in Akron, OH, and continued as a flight test engineer with Lockheed CA Company. He also worked again with the Navy on ASW aircraft. His hobbies were his vehicles, flying, boating, hunting, and doing anything mechanical.
He is survived by his children, Anne Wade, of Circleville, OH, Alan (Wendie Wertz) Berry of Massillon, OH, and Gene (Carolee Rafn) Berry of Roanoke, VA; grandchildren Kate Wade (Jeremy) Addy of Burien, WA, John Wade of Columbus, OH, Allison Berry and Ashley Berry, both of Canal Fulton, OH, Melissa Berry of Charlottesville, VA, and Stephen Berry and Eric Berry, both of Roanoke, VA; great-grandson Preston Addy of Burien, WA; sisters Nancy (Anthony) Franczkowski of Elgin, PA, and Linda (Joseph) Filipowicz of New Iberia, LA; wives Lavona Dye Weber of Woodsfield, OH and Beverly Bristow Berry of Ventura, CA; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother in 1966, his father in 1967, and his brother Hugh in 1975.
Private services will be held by the family at a later date.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Adlai “Dick” Berry (25 Dec 1930–19 Feb 2009), Find a Grave Memorial no. 75478489, citing Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Al Berry (contributor 46792858) .