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Michael Cody Berry

July 10, 1951 — December 10, 2022

Michael Cody Berry, 71, died peacefully Saturday, December 10, at his home. The son of Harvey and Dorothy Berry (deceased), he is survived by Melanie Garner, his wife of 37 years, and family who cherished him. They are (children) Erin Carman (Craig), Shannon Garner, and Sean Garner; (grandchildren) Daniel Carman, Emily Ryan (Dan), Abbie Carman, Riley Carman, and Sofia Cail; great-grands Temperance Carman, Max Ryan, and Cade Ryan; and his brother, Patrick Berry. Michael was known for his kindness, his wit, his love of movies and theater, and his obsession with all things alamo-related. Michael earned his B.S degree from Northern Kentucky University and was a proud member of that institutions first graduating class. He earned his M.A. in English Literature from the University of Cincinnati where he taught for several years and met Melanie. He also taught at NKU and stayed at his alma mater for the rest of his professional life, as an admissions counselor and, until his retirement, as director of Educational Talent Search, a federal trio program. Michael served on the boards of Wesley Community Services (now Meals on Wheels) and Friends of Steely Library (FOSL) at NKU. Memorial gifts are welcome at The W. Frank Steely Library at NKU, Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, and The James Cancer Center at OSU. A celebration of Michaels life will be scheduled in the New Year. T P WHITE & SONS Funeral Home serving the family.
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