Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

August 4, 2020
Rex Alden Berry

Rex Aldred Berry1929-2020

Rex passed away peacefully in his home Aug. 2, 2020.

He was born in Provo, Utah, Dec. 24, 1929, to Ray Aldred Berry and Odessa Wheeler Berry. Rex graduated from Provo High School with the class of 1948.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Korean War. Rex attended Brigham Young University while working full-time at Geneva Steel and raising four children. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Rex enjoyed a long career and retired from the Tooele Army Depot.

He was preceded in death by his life-long sweetheart and wife of 69 years, Janice Smith Berry. Rex is survived by his children Ray (Ivy, deceased) Berry, Karen (Dale) Bolinder, Dan (Kathy) Berry, Jan (Jerry) Bolinder; 14 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, we will have a limited graveside service for family members Aug. 8 at 2 p.m., at the Tooele City Cemetery, 261 S. 100 East.

“We hope you and mom are dancing in heaven and are enjoying some old-time blue grass. Try not to give Aunt Edna and Uncle David too hard of a time. Love you, Dad.”

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