Bernard Richard “Dick” Berry, 85, died February 28 at his home in Cumming Georgia after a short illness. Son of the late Elmer and Alice Berry, he was a native of Niagara Falls New York. He is survived by his wife, Janice M. Berry, and three sons and two daughters in law, Scott and Tammy of Watkinsville Georgia, Mark Berry and Debbie Kraus of England, and Glenn Berry of Flowery Branch Georgia. He had one grandson, Richard Stephenson “Stephen” Berry of Athens. Dick served in the United States Marine Corps as a dive bomber pilot during the Korean War from 1952 to 1954, seeing service in Korea and ended his reserve obligation in 1956. After obtaining his Master of Geology he traveled North America searching for oil until he felt the need to serve his country again during the Cold War. He was appointed as a Special Agent of the FBI and served from 1964 until his retirement in 1985. He served in field offices from San Diego to Atlanta, Dalton Georgia , Washington DC and back to Atlanta. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that you make a donation in his name to the Georgia Sheriffs' Association or your favorite charity. Services will be held Monday, March 12, 2018 at Wages and Sons Funeral Home, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrencevillle Georgia. Visitation with the family will start at 12:00 noon, with services at 1:00 pm followed by interment with military honors at 2:00pm at Gwinnett Memorial Park, 925 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville Georgia.

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  1. Scott, I pray that God will lay the hand that heals upon you and your family and help you through this time of sorrow. May he grant you mercy and peace in the days to come.

    Sheriff John and Marcia Carter

  2. Sheriff Berry, Sending thoughts and prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort and strength. May God bless you and your family.

  3. Please accept my deepest sympathies during your time of loss. Please know that I am here for you.

    May the peace which comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead.

    Sharing in your sorrow,

    Sheriff Ezell Brown
    Newton County Sheriff’s Office

  4. Sending our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. Dick was a wonderful neighbor. We always enjoyed the outdoor chats. May he rest in peace.

    Stan and Chris Bojanowski

  5. I always loved and admired him. He was a man of integrity, strength and honor. He gave me sage advice whenever I needed it. I valued his friendship. Heaven has received another angel.

  6. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Always enjoyed sending and receiving notes at Christmas. May Dick rest in peace

  7. Dick Berry, I want to thank you for the kindness and gracious correspondence with the family of William Oliver Bonsall, your Korea flight buddy. We have cherished the pictures and memories you shared with us about our father. We are grateful that Bill will be arm and arm again with you in heaven. God bless You and Semper Fi

  8. My thoughts and prayers to you all. I still remember the fun we all had camping in North Carolina all those years ago. May he rest in peace.

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