David Brooke Berry

Born: Thu., Jul. 18, 1940
Died: Sat., Feb. 16, 2019


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Feb. 21, 2019
Location: Walker Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Feb. 21, 2019
Location: Walker Funeral Home

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David Brooke Berry, 78, of Winchester, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Reid Hospital in Richmond.  He was born on July 18, 1940, to Browning and Leona (Coats) Berry in Snow Hill, Indiana.

Dave worked for Anchor Hocking Glass for 8.5 years, then on to Overmyer for 30+ years, for a total of over 50 years on the road as a truck driver.  He was an avid farmer and shared a love of camping and horseback riding with the love of his life, Barb.  He was a 55-year member of the Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity.  Dave also was a member of the Indiana Trail Riders and very active with the local 4-H club.  He was a strong believer in the Quaker Manual and Trainers Choice.  He always found the good in anyone he ever met.  Dave adored and loved spending time with his granddaughter, Makenzi Brooke Berry. 

Dave is survived by his wife Barb (Walters) Berry; his son, Jeff (Chrissy) Berry; granddaughter, Makenzi Brooke Berry; Step grandsons, Logan Melton and Devin Loudy; his sisters, Susan Hyre and Lucile Parker; his mother-in-law, Dorothy Martzell; and his brother-in-law, Ed Walters.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A service to celebrate Dave’s life will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at the Walker Funeral Home with Rev. Melissa Kleinschmidt officiating.  Burial will follow at the Fountain Park Cemetery in Winchester.

Friends and family may call from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20, as well as an hour before services on Thursday at the funeral home.  There will be a Phi Delta Kappa Funeral Ritual preformed at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 66, Winchester, IN 47394

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerswinchester.com.


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Marsha Cockerill
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
So sorry for your loss Barb. Thinking of you and Lucille and Susan.

Beth Overleese Rabideau
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
A lot of years have gone by but I still have very fond memories. Prayers for your family during this time.

Bonnie Coffman
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Please accept my sympathy. Bonnie Coffman

Denise & Mike Wallace
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
So sorry for your loss Barb and family. Prayers for your family.

Mary Hollingsworth
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
Barb and family,
A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds, through us, they live on. Please accept my condolences, Dave will not be forgotten.
Love, Mary

Jennifer Pemberton
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019

PEDESTAL ARRANGEMENT was sent by Jennifer Pemberton.

With heartfelt sympathy and love to all: From Chris, Jennifer, Leah and Gabriel Pemberton and Barbara Martzell

stanley hendrickson
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
So sorry for the loss of a good man from a wonderful family. Our prayers are with all of you Love Stan and Gretchen Hendrickson

Jana Piersall
   Posted Thu February 21, 2019
My dear friend, Barb, I am so very sorry for your loss. I wish I were near and could hug you and give you comfort as you have comforted me so many times. My heart and prayers are with you, my friend. Love, Jana (and Sarah) Piersall

Monica Thompson Kerns
   Posted Sun February 24, 2019
Barb and Jeff,

I am so sorry to hear about Dave's passing. I have been out of town, and couldn't be there for you. Please know that I love you both, and I loved Dave like no other.


Monica Kerns

Robin Stump
   Posted Wed March 20, 2019
Dear Barb & Jeff. I'm so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my thoughts & prayers.