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Robert "Bob" Berry

Robert ‘Bob” Berry, 79, passed away at 6:20 p.m. on December 12, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.


Bob was born on May 26, 1939 in Du Quoin, IL; son of Otis Lee and Altheda (Caraker) Berry. He married Mary E. Koch on June 16, 1979 in Du Quoin, IL. She survives him.


Also surviving are his children: Michael (Billi-Jo) Berger and James (Paula) Berger; three siblings: Ted L. (Vernice) Berry, Charlotte Acuff, and Rita Morgan; sixteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son: Ryan Berry.


Services for Bob will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL with Michael Woolsey officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Burial at Mt. Pulaski Cemetery will follow the service. Memorials may be made in Robert’s name to his wife Mary Berry.