Ronald L. Berry

September 20, 1956 — February 6, 2024

Ronald L. Berry, born Sept. 20, 1956, in San Bernadino Calif., to Andy and Shirley Berry, passed away in is home Feb. 6, 2024.

He spent his childhood in California and later moved to Bend, Ore., where he graduated high school. He met and married Susan in Bend; together they had two children, Mollie, and Sam. He spent several years in Bend before moving to Milwaukie, Or., where he spent many years until finally landing in Oak Harbor. He enjoyed photography and spending time outside. He was an avid marathon runner. He loved biking, kayaking, and hiking.

He started out working at a moving company and finishing electrical in mobile homes. He then made the move to insurance after graduating from Trend Business College. He spent several years working for Aetna before landing at Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield, where he worked as a Group Specialist III until he passed.

He is preceded in death by his father, Andy, and brother, Scott. He is survived by his mother, Shirley; his sisters, Wanda, Debbie, and Connie; his brother, Jim; his former wife; his children Mollie and Sam; and two grandkids.

He was loved more than he knew and will be dearly missed by those who cherished him.

A service is to be held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Vancouver, Wash., Saturday March 23, at 1 p.m. All are welcome. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his name to the American Heart Association.