Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
June 5, 2012 11:02 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Richard Eugene Berry, 68, of Mount Vernon, passed away Monday, June 4, 2012, at Autumn Health Care in Newark.

He was born Feb. 22, 1944, in Mount Vernon and was the son of the late Robert Clinton and Daisy (Sells) Berry/. Richard was formerly employed by Ross Brothers Salvage.

He is survived by his sister, Phyllis (Richard) Goff of Newark; nephew, Brian Yocum, great-nephew, Dean Yocum, and great-niece, Maggie Yocum, all of Newark.

His sister, Carol Spicer, preceded him in death.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Richard will be held Tuesday, June 12, at 7 p.m. at Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Richard’s name to Hospice of Central Ohio.

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