Billy James Berry, 78, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011 in Tularosa, NM. He was born on Monday, June 26, 1933 in Cisco, TX to Nolan A and Lydia (Rone) Berry.
Billy was in the United States Navy for 20 years retiring as Chief Petty Officer. He then went on to teach at Alamogordo High School, retiring after 24 years.
In addition to his wife of 30 years, Mildred Hope, he is survived by his daughter, Debbera Welch and husband Bill of IL, son, David Joseph Berry and son, Christopher J. Webb and wife Sherry, of Tularosa; brother, Robert C. Berry of Alto, NM; sisters, Linda Loven and Norma Barres, of Lubbock, TX; niece, Judy Roberts and nephew, Wesley Berry and wife Jamre of Lubbock, TX; 4 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and good friends Ann and Gene Norris of Alamogordo.
Memorial services for Billy James Berry will be conducted at 10:00 am, Friday, August 12, 2011 at Alamogordo Funeral Home Chapel with Chuck Moon officiating.
The Berry family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the arrangements. Cremation will take place at PCS.