BERY "BARNEY" Leslie Bernard
of Clarkston, passed away April 18, 2017 at 77 years of age. Born April 18, 1940 to George and Anne (nee Centella) Bery. Husband of the late Phyllis; dear brother of George (Delores) Bery, John Sr. (JoAnne) Bery, Kathy (Bob) Mayers, and Jim (Christine) Bery; brother in law of Norman (Theresa) Gladych. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Barney was a veteran of the US Air Force. He retired from GM Tech Center in 2003 after 30 years of service. He enjoyed golfing and bowling. He was a car enthusiast and enjoyed his 1979 Corvette. Barney played softball for many years and watched all sports on television.
Family will receive friends Sunday 3:00-9:00 PM at our CLARKSTON LOCATION.
Funeral service Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11 AM at COATS FUNERAL HOME-CLARKSTON. Burial with honors follows at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Memorials may be made to Karmanos Cancer.
barney, how blessed i was to have you as a friend. what a kind generous person he was. i will always remember your smile. the love you had for phyliss. now, you're both together again. i will always hold you close to my heart. love,patricia
Barney it was an absolute pleasure knowing you. You weren't just a neighbor, you were a good friend and practically family. Thank you for all you did for my family. We will miss you.
Neil E. Bitzer
Barney I am so glad to have known you. You were such a great and generous person to me and my family. I will always remember our visits at your house, drinking Budweisers!! Oh and thanks for letting me drive the new Corvette, wow! Hope you and Phyllis are catching up on old times. See you old friend.