Clifford J. "Slim" Berry, 73, of Clairton, Pennsylvania, departed this life on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in Southwestern Healthcare Center.
He was born on May 12, 1945 in Jacksonville, Florida, son of Mary Lee Hudson Berry of Clairton and the late J.C. Berry; he was preceded in death by his daughter, Gaynell Greathouse and his brothers, Anthony Berry, and Frederick Berry.
Clifford was a member of Mt. Olive First Baptist Church. Clifford was an accomplished boxer; he represented the Cherry Reds Boxing Gym of Clairton as a Golden Glove Boxer and was also a former boxer and trainer for the PAL Police Association Athletic League. Clifford was active in the Clairton community. He served as a former president of the Clairton Midget Football Association, where he also coached and volunteered as a member of the Clairton Democratic Committee. He was also a member of both the Booker T. Washington Lodge #218 I.B.P.O.E. of W, and the St. Joseph's Lodge #9 F&AM. Clifford worked as a Warehouse Supervisor for Resorts International Resort and Casinos.
Left to cherish his memories are his mother, Mary Lee Hudson Berry of Clairton; devoted companion, LuAnn Greene of Clairton; children, Holly L. Stokes, Reeshá C. Holly, Kimberly Schley, Shannon M. Greene, Ryan M. (Bridget) Norris, Kevin B. Schley, Brea'na Berry all of Clairton; twenty-six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; brothers, George B. Berry, Ronald Berry both of Clairton; sister, Jacqulin (Myles) Owens of Hampton, Virginia, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Friends will be received on Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 4:00pm - 8:00 pm at Mt. Olive First Baptist Church, 451 Park Avenue, Clairton, Pennsylvania, where services will be held on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 11:00 am.
Interment will follow in the Round Hill, Elizabeth, Pennsylvania.
Arrangements entrusted to Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., Clairton, PA.