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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Obituary - Berl Thomas Berry Jr.

Berl “Tom” Berry, Jr., age 74, of Raymore, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021.

A visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 24, 2021 at Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Dr. Raymore, Missouri 64083. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Tom was born in Kansas City, Missouri on September 25, 1946. Tom was adopted at an early age by his parents, Berl Thomas Berry, Sr. and Alice Berry. After school, Tom joined the work force. For over forty years, he worked as a Mechanical Engineer for Ford Motor Company. Tom flew planes, raced motorcycles, and lived an exciting life every day. He was a friend to many and enjoyed blues and instrumental music. He absolutely LOVED his two fur children, Maddie, who he rescued and Gizmo, who he affectionately called his dust mop. Recently, Tom has mentioned that he lived a full life and got to do everything he ever wanted to experience.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Berl Thomas Berry, Sr. and Alice Berry.

He is survived by his loving wife, Cecelia Berry; one brother; two sisters; and two nieces.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the ASPCA, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals online at www.aspca.org

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278