Jack C. Berry

August 4, 1925November 22, 2013

Jack C. Berry, a Navy Veteran of WWII and the Korean War, from Universal City, Texas passed away on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 at N.E. Baptist Hospital surrounded by family and close friends at the age of 88. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on August 4, 1925 to Martin L. and Sarah B. (McAfee) Berry and moved with his parents and brother Gene to Texas in the early 1930's. On August 3, 1943 he entered active military duty with the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Allendale. He was discharged on March 11, 1946 and returned to Randolph AFB as an airplane mechanic for the Dept. of Defense until he was recalled back into the Navy during the Korean War. He received a medical discharge after being knocked overboard and later returned to Randolph AFB to resume his previous position. He married his wife Rebecca in 1976 and helped raise her four daughters. He served in numerous callings for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints including the position of Head Maintenance Engineer. Jack enjoyed gardening, beekeeping, taking care of his little lhasa apsos and always had a joke or a story to tell. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Gene, and wife Rebecca. He is survived by his children Pamela Sweeney and Jacqueline Michel; grandson Justin Michel of Arizona; stepdaughters Rebecca Wood, Libit Jones, Annette Knight and Irene Huerta; grandchildren Amber Acuna, Liana Greenberg, Gregory Wood, Phillip Wood, Kailey Huerta and Julianna Huerta of Texas; Amy Lindsey, Kurt Knight and Roman Huerta of Utah; Kami Knight and Abby Huffor of Colorado; numerous great grandchildren; and long time friend Fred Berry. A graveside service with honors will be held Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:45 a.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans ( or to Wounded Warrior Project (


  • Graveside Service Friday, November 29, 2013

Jack C. Berry

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Pam Sinclair

November 29, 2013

I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Pam and Jacqui.

Patrick Davis Sr.

November 28, 2013

Fair Winds and following seas Shipmate. We will meet again when the seas give up it's dead and men sail in to harms way. With my head bowed from one shipmate to another you will be missed but not forgotten. My condolenences to the famly.

Laurel Kowal

November 28, 2013

I salute your veteran. My condolences for your loss and gratitude for your loved one's service to our country.

Kathy Summers

November 28, 2013

Sorry for your loss. Jack was a good friend of my family and I miss him very much.

Jerry Clayton

November 27, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are for you during this time. Jack was a very good friend and we will all miss him greatly.