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Berry Gene Andrews

September 11, 1934 ~ June 18, 2019 (age 84)

Mr. Berry Gene Andrews, 84, of Chapel Hill, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 18. 2019 at Transitions Hospice Home in Raleigh.

A native of Orange County, Mr. Andrews was the loving husband of Joanne Scott Andrews and son of the late James Berry Andrews and Ruth Teer Andrews. He was a retired dairy farmer who loved his family, gardening, music, dancing and the UNC Tar Heels. He was loved by all and known as a gentle giant. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church of Orange County.

Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Joanne Scott Andrews, of the home; three daughters, Donna Greene (Kim), Tammie Vierra (Billy) and Candee Herndon (Rubin) all of Chapel Hill; five grandchildren, Tracy, Chris, Cassie, Chelsea and Chase; four great grandchildren, Justin, Ashley, Colton and Kylie Jo; a sister, Frances Howard of Cary; a brother, Bobby Andrews (Nancy) of Chapel Hill; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Baker and her husband Bobby.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

The family will greet friends at the residence from 1:00 – 5:00 PM on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

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