Obituary: Mr Dennis Malcolm Berry

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Mr Dennis Malcolm Berry, of Hillside Drive, Grantham, has died at home. He was 74.

Born in Wilsford in February 1940, he was the son of Jabez and Nellie Berry and one of three sons.

In 1962 he married Jean and they had two sons, Malcolm and Neil. In 2014 he became grandad to Joseph.

Mr Berry began work on farms at Wilsford and Barkston. He then spent four years at British Steel, before becoming an HGV driver for Pauls Malting in Grantham. Later he worked as a civilian driver at the Army camp.

His interests were gardening, walking, helping his family and spending time with them.

The Rev Mike Doyle conducted the funeral service at St Peter’s Church, Ropsley. Cremation followed in Grantham.

Family mourners included: Malcolm Berry, Neil Berry, Sarah-Jayne Berry, Joseph Berry, Lucie McGarity, Brian Berry, Barbara Berry, Ian Berry, Judy Berry, and Richard Berry.

Other mourners included: Mr and Mrs B. Roberts, Shay Dempsey, David Pulfree, Jane Dowse, Christine and Trevor Foss, Graham Handley, Steve and Doreen Wells, Mark Handley, Paul Berry, Paul Bridge, Mark Worth, Michael Clarke, Mavis and Michael Key, Mr and Mrs G. Kirby, Georgina, Phillip Handley, Jane Pullen, Mick Presland, Kath Johnson, Mick Camm, Ted and Edna Camm, Keith Thomkins, Yvonne Miles, and Robert Hazelwood.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.

Donations were received for Macmillan Nurses.