Mr. Marion L. Berry, Jr., age 82, entered into rest on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Friday, July 12, 2019 from the chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Pastor Timothy Lowry with burial to follow in the Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will greet friends from 1:00 – 2:00 PM Friday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Mr. Berry was born March 23, 1937 in High Point, NC a son of the late Marion Louis “M.L.” Berry, Sr. and Willie Collins Berry. He was a graduate of Morristown High School, Morristown, TN and attended Carson Newman College. Mr. Berry was a retired plant manager with Burlington Industries after 40 years of service. A faithful member of David’s Grove Baptist Church, Marion served as Usher for many years. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Berlin Crisis. A man with a great sense of humor, Marion was a true people person who never met a stranger. He enjoyed playing golf, running daily, and spending time outdoors. He will be lovingly remembered as a dedicated husband, devoted father, and friend to all.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Berry was also preceded in death by his beloved daughter, Sherri Lynn Berry; brother, Harold Berry; and sister, Kenney Blanch Smith.
Survivors include his devoted wife of 55 years, Linda M. Berry of the home; son, Dixon Wayne Berry and wife, Kimberley of Hurt, VA; sister, Carolyn Berry of Houston, TN; brother-in-law, Jerry Wayne Morris of Chesterfield, SC; and nieces and nephews including special niece, Heather Morris of Darlington, SC.
Memorials may be made to David’s Grove Baptist Church, c/o Dianne Rayfield, 2256 Jackson Rd. West, Chesterfield, SC 29709.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Berry family.