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Donald E. Berry


Donald E. Berry, 88, of Ashville, passed away Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, at Pickaway Manor, Circleville.

He was born Mar. 27, 1927, in Ashville, son of the late Clarence E. and Maude (Hoover) Berry.

Donald was part owner and operator of Ashville Oil Company in Ashville for 47.5 years with his father and brother, Lewis.

Donald was married to Rosalie Mae (Franks) Berry for 62 years. She preceded him in death Dec. 24, 2010.

He also was preceded by his parents; brothers, Ralph, Leroy and Lewis; and sisters, Dorothy, Margaret and Frieda.

He was a loving and devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be sadly missed by his family.

He is survived by daughters, Donna (Ray) Noecker and Judy Berry; granddaughters, Kim (Mike) Videkovich, Cara (Doug) Layne, Kathleen (Nick) Siers and Amy Noecker; 10 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mabel Frazier of Grove City; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015, at the Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, Ashville, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Rev. Ty Myers will officiate. Burial will follow in Reber Hill Cemetery, Ashville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrison Twp. Fire Department.

Special thanks to the nurses and staff at Pickaway Manor, Heartland Hospice, Berger Hospital, Dr. Gary Gillen, Pastor Ty Myers and the Harrison Twp. Fire Squad.

Visit www.olivercheekfuneralhome.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal