Willard Murray DeBerry

March 31st, 1933October 6th, 2021

Willard Murray DeBerry was born on March 31st, 1933 in Jackson,Tennessee to Joe and Oneida DeBerry. He was the only child from the union. He was called to rest on October 6th, 2021 in Aurora, Colorado.

Willard extended his loving spirit to everyone he met. He married Geneva Redwine, a mother of six children, and never once was he short on his love for his wife and children. Willard worked as a Pipe-fitter for 30 years until he retire. After his retirement, he and Geneva went on a traveling excursion where they enjoyed each other’s company.

Willard is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Oneida, and his sons, Frank and Allen McCowan. He is survived by his wife of 65 wonderful years, Geneva Redwine DeBerry; his children, Janet McCowan, Karen (Walter) McCord, Randy McCowan, Timothy (Michelle) DeBerry; three grandchildren, Willard Frank (Stephanie) McCowan, Walter (Alexus) McCord Jr., and Joseph McCord; five great-grandchildren, Kenzie McCowan, Tennyson McCowan, Xavier McCord, Kylee McCord, and ZaVeah McCord.

 

 

Services

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 13th at 11am at Darrell Howe Mortuary.

Cemetery

None

Location

Darrell Howe Mortuary | Map

Church

None

Condolences

My deepest condolences to the family. I did not know William personally, but I know Randy, and have heard how much William loved and was loved. I pray the Holy Spirit comforts all during this period of grief and sorrow. Linda S
I always enjoyed working with Willard Mike Dionigi.
So very sorry to hear of the passing of my foster father. He was always a very kind man to me. He taught me how to fish. He used to collect silver dollars and would give some to us kids. And he used to listen to great jazz music. To the McCowan, DeBerry and Redwine family, I will continue to lift you up in prayer. Love you all and God bless you. Judy
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