James D. Berry, 63, of Benton went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 11, 2013. Jim was born Nov. 4, 1949, to J.D. Berry and Lucille Bednark Berry in Bauxite.
A graduate of Bauxite High School, Jim served in the U.S. Army and retired from the Benton Police Department.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Phillip Berry.
He is survived by his son, Morgan Berry of Chicago and Robert Gerace of Texas City, Texas; his mother, Estella Berry of California; two sisters, JoAnn Olson of Minnesota and Michael Thompson of Texas; three brothers, Ernest Berry, Walter Scott Berry and wife Barbara, and Edward C. Berry and wife Teresa, all of Benton.
Jim is also survived by many nieces and nephews, all of whom loved him and will miss him. He also leaves behind his best bud, "Sad Sak," his faithful friend and companion for 14 years.
Arkansas Funeral Care was in charge of cremation. No service is planned.