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Lloyd Ashby Berry Jr.

May 4, 2017

Lloyd Ashby Berry Jr. entered this life on Aug. 7, 1945, and departed this life on April 20, 2017, at the age of 71 years old, with his wife of 45 years by his side.

He was the son of the late Lloyd and Elizabeth Berry.

Jr. is survived by his wife of 45 years, Kathleen; and four children, Angi Snyder and husband, Dave, of Leetown, Betty Jo Pruitt and fiance, Darrell Hockman, of Shepherdstown, Lloyd “Junebug” Berry and wife, Sandy, of Middleway, and Kevin Berry and wife, Kristy, of Martinsburg. He is also survived by grandchildren, Derek, Nia, Tyler and Karli Snyder, Taylor Berry, Darrell Hockman Jr., Jacob Hockman, Kevin Berry Jr., Allexis Canby, Ckearra Berry and Sierra Berry; and great-grandchildren, Landon Snyder and Laikyn Margroff. In addition, he has a close friend he thought of as his own son, Nick Moore; and close friend and gardening buddy, Carlton Brady. He is also survived by three sisters, Jean McNaught, Gloria Mathis and Doris Franklin; and one brother, Daniel Seal.

He was preceded in death by one son, Jonathan “John Boy” Berry; two sisters, Mary Thomas and Margaret Plata; and two brothers, Robert Buracker and Richard Berry.

Lloyd was previously employed by GTE (Frontier Communications) and Fairfax County Storm Water Management. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, and served his country proudly. Lloyd was a friend to many. He looked forward to gardening each year, and sharing his garden goodies with anyone and everyone. He loved spending time teaching his children about gardening and how to grow perfect plants. He loved receiving visits and sitting around and talking for hours. The smile on his face would light up the room. During his battle with cancer, he never complained and was a gentle soul. He was loved by his family, friends and Chihuahua, Choco, and will be greatly missed.

Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, April 24, at New Destiny Ministry Center with Pastor Shawn Coley officiating.

The family would like to thank Hospice for the love and care they provided to Jr. over the last few months, and Dr. Dayal for years of great care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Destiny Ministry Center.

Condolences may be expressed at www.eackles-spencerfuneralhome.com.