1/6/2017 1:09:00 PM John Wesley Berry April 24, 1931 - December 8, 2016
John Wesley Berry, 84 of Edgewood, Calif., formerly of Taylorville, passed away on December 8, 2016 at home.
He was born on April 24, 1931 in LaFayette, Ind. His parents owned an ice cream store on Market Street in Taylorville for many years .
John graduated from Taylorville High School with the class of 1950. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force and National Guard. He taught high school for many years and several colleges in California. John loved fishing, hunting and leather work.
Survivors include his wife, Deloris Berry of Edgewood, Calif., son Jack Berry of Kelso, Wash., daughters: Suzzane Williams of Florien, La. and Dianne Baskovitch of Laguna Beach, Calif., as well as two grandchildren.
Services were held on December 19, 2016 at the Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel in Mt. Shasta, Calif. Mason rites were performed, as well as the National Guard Honor Guard. A memorial reception was held at the community center.