Ralph Edward Berry
Ralph Edward Berry
  • May 6, 1929 - April 2, 2015
  • Houston, Texas

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Ralph Edward Berry, born in Warren, Arkansas on May 6, 1929, went to be with the Lord on April 2, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife Lois B. Berry and parents Margaret Jane and John Howard Berry. He was the seventh of eight children, and was the last survivor among the 5 brothers and two sisters. He is survived by son Dale Scott Berry and his wife Meiyan Berry, brother-in-law Russ Erickson, nephews Mark O'Connor, Ron Erickson, Kim Erickson and many other nephews and friends.

Ralph served four years in the US Air Force as a military policeman during the Korean war, stationed in Alaska and Texas. After his military duty he moved to Houston, where he began his career as a cost estimator for large engineering firms in the oil and chemical field. He retired from the Foster Wheeler Corp., and worked several more years as a consultant and estimator for other engineering firms.

Ralph was a member of the Masonic Lodge holding a 32nd degree and membership in the Scottish Rite. He was a member of West University Baptist church, faithfully attending for many years. He liked to garden, work on anything mechanical, and loved to play 42 with a group of close church friends. He was a devoted husband and father to the end, and will be missed.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 11:30am at West University Baptist Church, 6218 Auden, Houston, Tx 77005 and a visitation on Tuesday April 7, 2015 at Levy Funeral Home 4525 Bissonnet, Bellaire, Tx 77401 between 6-8pm for family and friends.