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Mr. James Eugene Berry, 90, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018, at The Stratford in Carmel, Indiana. He was born in Belton, Missouri, on January 30, 1928, a son of the late Thomas Marion and Mildred (Street) Berry.

He married Margaret Louise Marg (Brennan) Berry on February 5, 1955 in Chillicothe, Missouri. She preceded him in death on November 9, 2004.

Jim was raised in Chillicothe, where he was a 1946 graduate of Chillicothe High School. Following school, he served his country honorably in the United States Army from July 1946 to November 1947. Upon his return from the service, Jim attended Purdue University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering.

In 1952, he began working for Delco-Remy in Anderson and later was transferred to Detroit-Diesel Allison Division of General Motors; retiring in May 1990.

He and Marg moved to Lebanon in 1968. Jim was a member of Ulen Country Club, and served as a volunteer in many capacities. He loved his family dearly and enjoyed golfing in his free time.

Survivors include his five children: Thomas J. (Elizabeth) Berry of Goshen, Indiana, Janet L. (Brian) Stuglik of Marco Island, Florida, James P. Berry of Mt. Vernon, New York, Michael D. Berry of Atlanta, Georgia, Joan M. (Bruce) Eicher of Carmel, Indiana; five grandchildren, Eleanor Berry, Elizabeth Stuglik, Michael (Christina) Stuglik, Alison (Chad) Carson and Andrew Eicher; and a brother, Richard Berry.

Private Graveside Funeral Services are planned for Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at St. Joseph Cemetery in Lebanon, Indiana.
Public visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, Lebanon, IN. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in his honor to:The Caring Center
1230 Ransdell Court,Lebanon, IN 46052,http://www.thecaringcenter.net .
Online Condolences: www.myersmortuary.com
Published on March 12, 2018
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