Joseph Nason Berry, Jr.
Dec. 9, 1962-June 3, 2016
Hohhot, Mongolia, China
Submitted by Graham-Hitch Mortuary
Joseph Nason Berry, Jr. was born in Oakland, CA on December 9, 1962. He grew up in Pleasanton, CA and was a graduate of Foothill High School in 1981. He attended Marion Military Institute in Marion, AL. Upon graduation he was commissioned an officer in the US Army Reserves. He died after a brief illness in Beijing, China on June 3, 2016. He was teaching English in Hohhot, Mongolia, China at the time of his death. He loved the people and especially the children that he taught. He is survived by his mother, Sharon Berry Olague, step father, Felix Olague, sister, Melissa Berry Tucker, and brother-in-law Todd Tucker, nephews Brendan and Daniel Tucker and nice Morgan Tucker and step brothers Michael and Gene Olague. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Nason Berry, Sr. in 1985. A celebration of Joeâ€™s life is scheduled for 12 pm on July 9, 2016, at Graham-Hitch Mortuary, 4167 First St., Pleasanton, CA 94566