David Gary Berry, age 81, Erwin, passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 9:00 PM in the James H. Quillen Veterans Administration Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He is a son of the late Albert and Josephine Crisp Berry. David lived in Wayne, Michigan for forty years before moving to Erwin, where he lived for the past twenty-seven years.
He is a United States Army Veteran. David retired from General Motors where he was an assembly line employee for thirty-two years. He loved going to church, listening to gospel music, fishing and watching basketball.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sons: David Keith Berry, James Gregory Berry and Gary Michael Berry.
Survivors include his wife of sixty-two years, Barbara Porter Berry; one son, Dale Berry (Dottie), Wayne, MI; one daughter, Kimberly Diane Younes, Dearborn, MI; twenty grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 5:00-7:00 PM in the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Chaplain Karl Gasser will officiate the 7:00 PM funeral service. Graveside service with military honors will be conducted on Friday at 2:00 PM in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Family will serve as pallbearers. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery by 1:55 PM.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Berry family at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com
Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Berry family. (423) 743-1380.
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