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William Hiram Berry

October 2, 1932 ~ July 10, 2021 (age 88)


William Hiram Berry, 88, of Dittmer, Mo., died at his home on July 10, 2021.  Born in Marble Hill, Mo., on October 2, 1932, he was the son of Pink A and Vicy Maud Lincoln Berry.  He married Peggy J. Falkenrath in 1951.  She preceded him in death.
He retired as a maintenance crewman with the Missouri Department of Transportation.  He served in the Army during the Korean War, receiving a Bronze Service Star.
He is survived by a son, Craig (Tracy) Berry of Marble Hill; by a sister, Jeri Kenner of Marble Hill; by five grandchildren:  Ashley Sullivan, Craig Glueck, Jr., Zachariah Glueck, Ocean Moriah, Dustin Berry, and Lynx Wiler; nine great-grandchildren; and was a father, grandfather and papa of Hearts to many others.
He was preceded in death by his wife and a daughter, Katrina Berry.
Graveside funeral services with military honors was conducted on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at Glen Allen Cemetery.  Big River VFW Post 5331 and a military honors team conducted the military funeral service.
Hutchings Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

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