Ronnie C. Berley, 65, of Prosperity, died Saturday, July 18, 2015 at his residence.

Born on March 13, 1950, in Newberry, he was a son of Ruby Counts Berley Deaton and the late Billy Berley. He was formerly employed with Derrick Insulation for a number of years and was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Pomaria.

Mr. Berley is survived by his wife, Barbara Bowers Morris; his mother, Ruby Deaton of Prosperity; sons, Douglas S. (Crystal) Berley of Little Mountain and Brent L. Berley of Prosperity; a step-son, Terry A. (Kathy) Morris of Prosperity; a brother, Harold “Woody” Berley of Pomaria; sisters, Karen (Mark) Bowers of Prosperity and Roxanne (Keith) Kibler of Statesboro, GA; grandchildren, Meagan Berley and Michael Morris and a number of nephews and nieces.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 pm Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at St. John Lutheran Church by the Rev. Derald Edwards. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 6:00- 7:30 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, 622 Hope Station Road, Pomaria, SC 29126 or to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 1741, Greenwood, SC 29648.

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#27 Denny&Hazel Brunson 2015-07-22 21:35
May God Be With You All During Your Time Of Grief He Was Fun To Work With He Will Be Missed
#26 Brice & Alice Boozer 2015-07-21 18:34
Thinking of You All with Love & Prayers!
#25 David&Marilyn Sease 2015-07-21 10:24
Barbara, we are sorry for your loss. We saw how lovingly you cared for Ronnie during his illness. And, now, he is at peace.
#24 Ed Elizabeth Skinner 2015-07-21 09:23
So sorry for your families loss. I know he will be deeply missed by all. our thoughts and prayers are with you. God will guide through this difficult time. Trust him,and know that you have friends that love you all.
#23 Cindy 2015-07-21 09:04
Crystal and Doug, our prayers are with you through this time.
#22 Allene Dawkins 2015-07-20 19:25
I was so sorry to hear about Ronnie......rem embering each of you in my prayers...may God bless all of you at this sad time!!
#21 Missy and Anthony 2015-07-20 15:56
Barbara, we are very sorry for your loss. You have our deepest sympathy. Love Anthony and Missy Dennis
#20 Karen Sink Mundy 2015-07-20 15:37
So sorry for your loss. Always considered Ronnie a dear friend. My love and prayers to all.
#19 dorothy chavis 2015-07-20 15:26
In behalf of Meagan Berley/Angels Took My Grandpa To Heaven
As Daddy,Mommy & I were visiting. Grandpa you were so tired, you were resting. So many times as I do, I came to your bedside to give you a kiss & say I love you. All of a sudden I knew there was a change. Heavens angels were coming, Jesus was calling your name. Then Angels Took My Grandpa To Heaven. Grandpa I will always cherish all the memories we made. Meagan Berley

May God richly bless and comfort the hearts of our extended family during this time of loss. We will always remember Ronnie for his laughter,smiles and showing love on all the special occasions. Barbara we have grown to love you and Ronnie as our extended family.Doug is not just my son=n=law, he is as a son to me. I love you Doug,Crystal & Meagan with all my heart.And to Brent, we love you also. I hold and treasure all the times we have spent together. Barbara, I commend you for being there, for all your love and care that you gave Ronnie. We love you Barbara.
Dorothy Chavis/Crystal' s Mother
#18 Lori Koon-Alonso 2015-07-20 11:30
So saddened by the passing of Mr. Ronnie. I will always remember the stories my daddy told of their childhood together...and my childhood growing up with Doug and Brent and the rest of the Berley Family.
You are all in my prayers and I hope you find comfort in knowing that he is finally at peace.
Lori Koon Alonso
#17 Daniel Brunson 2015-07-20 09:56
I worked with Ronnie for a few years ill always remember the conversations him and my dad use to have i heard a lot of useful and funny things from just sitting and listening to generation before me rip
Daniel Brunson
#16 BENNIE SUE HILLER 2015-07-20 09:00
#15 Becky M. Forbis 2015-07-20 08:54
No more suffering, I think he's at peace now. May God be with you all during your time of grief! He will be missed!
#14 R Brown 2015-07-20 08:30
I am sorry to hear of your loss. The death of a loved one is one of the most devastating experiences a human can face. At times, the loss can seem unbearable. The Bible teaches; "God is close to the brokenhearted." It also says: "Throw your burden on God and he will sustain you." (Psalm 34;18 and 55;22) I hope this message will help you cope with the loss of your loved one.
#13 Martha Guinyard 2015-07-20 08:02
Barbara, I am so sorry for your loss. You have been faithful from the beginning to the end. I pray that God will continue to strength you as you began the healing process. Please know that you can do all things through Christ who strengthen you. Ronnie has fought a good fight and he has finished his course, He kept the Faith, Henceforth there is a crown of righteousness which the Lord the righteous judge shall give. Be Blessed.
#12 George Ruff 2015-07-20 07:29
Sorry to hear of Ronnie's passing. Our prayers are with you all.
#11 Robbie Koon DeFreese 2015-07-20 07:27
Barbara, Mrs. Berley, Woody, Karen, Roxanne & Families, so sorry for your loss. You & your family are in our thoughts & prayers.
#10 Rachel Peterson 2015-07-19 23:52
Barbara, please accept my condolences on the loss of your husband, my "uncle" Ronnie. Losing someone we love is nothing easy, but knowing that we have been able to be a part of the life of that person, we can realize that we are blessed to have been able to share in his life before he went to rest in eternal salvation.
#9 Martin&Jennifer Long 2015-07-19 22:13
Barbara, we are so sorry for your loss. Even though Ronnie is no longer suffering and is with God, I know it is still hard for those that are left here. Prayers as y'all go through this difficult time.
Martin, Jennifer, Christopher, and Samantha
#8 Pam DeHart 2015-07-19 21:57
Prayers and love to the family. May you find comfort in the arms of the Lord.
#7 Kathy Morris 2015-07-19 21:24
While this has been a stressful time for all, know that Ronnie is in a much better place. Barbara, take comfort in knowing that you did everything in your power to ensure that Ronnie was as comfortable as he could possibly be during his last months with us!
#6 Cheryl Jean & Randy 2015-07-19 21:12
We are praying for all of you in this time of lose. We love you all. Ronnie will be telling jokes and funny stories in heaven. We can heard him now. Rest in peace my dear cousin. We love you.
#5 Phyllis B. Jolley 2015-07-19 14:59
Sincere sympathy to Ronnie's immediate family. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him & his "special" sense of humor. Keeping each of you close in thought & prayer during this difficult time. May God, family & friends give you comfort & peace. With love always, Phyllis Berley Jolley
#4 Linda Richardson 2015-07-19 10:55
So sorry for your loss
May God give you all peace and comport
Praying for you all
Eddie, Linda & Blake Richardson
#3 Brice & Alice Boozer 2015-07-19 10:37
Karen and family, We are sincerely sorry for the lost of your brother. May God grant you peace and strength during the days ahead. God Bless you and your family.
#2 Bobby Taylor 2015-07-19 08:19
Karen, so sorry for your loss, I will not try to make you feel better by simply posting words...There are two things I remember about Ronnie; his dry humor and his athletic ability. I know he will be sorely missed by many... God Bless you and your family.
#1 Wes&Helen Griffin 2015-07-19 07:08
Our hearts are heavy for your loss. We are praying for your strength and comfort. "Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted."

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