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John Sanford Berry

April 8, 1940 — May 15, 2018

John Sanford Berry, 78, of Stanardsville, VA passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Dominion Village of Williamsburg, VA. He was born on April 8, 1940 in Stanardsville, VA to the  late Herman Roswell Berry and Edith Alma Taylor Berry.

He is survived by his two sons, Daniel Kirk Berry and his wife, Stephanie and John Bradley Berry; grandson, Luke Berry and one grandson, D.J. due very soon.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Emily Gail Berry and numerous siblings.

A graveside service will be held on Friday,  May 18, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Holly Memorial Gardens, 3251 Seminole Trl, Charlottesville, VA 22911, with Pastor Mark Holder officiating.

The family will receive friends at the home following the graveside service.

An online guestbook is available at

Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, VA is handling the arrangements.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

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