Hugh B. Berry

Mr. Hugh B. Berry age 85 of Johnson City, TN passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019. He was born June 11, 1934 to the late Noah and Ruby Berry, in Washington County, TN.  

He was a 1956 graduate of Science Hill High School and active in several sports there. He retired from Dow Chemical as a Regional Sales Manager. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Johnson City, TN. He married Betty Crowe in 1957.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Jackie Berry, and a brother George Berry. He is survived by three sisters, Joy Tittle and Betty Owens both of Johnson City, TN, and Goldia Morrison of Louisville, KY. He survived by several nieces and nephews whom he cared for very much.

Thanks to his many friends who came by to see him and for all the support and comfort offered.

Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, October 31, 2019, 11:30a at The Happy Valley Memorial Park, 2708 Elizabethton Hwy, Johnson City, TN 37601. Scott Huskins, a personal friend and the Funeral Director, will hold a brief service with Tony Young, Hugh's nephew, offering a prayer.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Bayless Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 498 Milligan College, TN 37682.  

Scott Huskins Funeral & Cremation Services is in charge of the arrangements. 678.771.5566 |

5 comments (Add your own)

1. Scott Huskins wrote:
Hugh Berry was my friend and one of my early mentors as I began a new career 35 years ago. It has been very humbling to spend the last two days with Hugh and Betty in Johnson City, and to be with him this morning as he took his heavenly Flight. God speed my friend.
- Scott

Sat, October 26, 2019 @ 3:58 PM

2. Lisa Moore wrote:
I remember Hugh as a kind and funny gentleman. Every time I was around him - he always made me laugh. Betty- I am thinking about your family and praying for you. Take care sweet lady.. RIP Hugh ❤️

Sun, October 27, 2019 @ 5:35 PM

3. Shelley Eaton wrote:
Hugh's sense of humor, keen wit, and kind nature made him a pleasure to know and work with. He'll be missed here on earth but a very welcomed addition to heaven.

Sun, October 27, 2019 @ 5:37 PM

4. A Scott Landy wrote:
What a fine friend Hugh was to me. His sense of humor and warmth & kindness were so very special. He was so much fun to be with on and off the golf course. What a cool guy! My sincere condolences to you Betty and all of Hughes family and friends. -Scott

Thu, October 31, 2019 @ 6:21 AM

5. Linda M. Payne wrote:
Betty, I am so sorry to hear of Hugh's passing. He was always kind to me. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

Fri, November 1, 2019 @ 7:13 PM

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