Dean Beery

Dean Ray Beery

October 5, 1955 - August 6, 2017 


Dean R. Beery, 61, of Sterling passed away peacefully at his home on August 6, 2017 after a brief illness.  He was born October 5, 1955 in Wadsworth, Ohio to Harold "Ted" and Rhea (Domka) Beery. 

He is survived by the love of his life Melody (Kahrig) Beery and was looking forward to celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary on Aug. 14th

 Dean was well known by many as owner of Beery Septic and Track Hoe Services for the last 28 years, enjoying his company and the many friendships he made throughout the years.  Known for having a soft heart for animals, Dean always found a forever home for a dog in need.   He especially enjoyed his children and grandchildren and made many fond memories.  Dean also loved fishing and being outdoors.

 He will be missed deeply by his beloved wife, Melody Beery, Mother, Rhea Beery of Smithville; 3 “Precious” daughters, Heidi (Jerome) Fatzinger of Shreve; Stephanie (Warren) Hampton of Wesley Chapel, NC and Christina (Joseph) Copley of Rittman; Step-Children, Angela (Deric) Arnold of Gardner, KS and Steven Snodgrass along with his 14 grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Rog (Pat) Beery of Smithville; Norm (Audrey) Beery of Orville; John (Karen) Beery of Wooster; his twin sister, Irene Barney of Sterling and Connie Beery of Wooster; sisters-in-law, Anne Beery of Smithville and Linda Beery of Wooster; Mother-in-law, Vivian Kahrig of Orville as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was proceeded in death by his Father, brothers, Jeff and Calvin Beery and Father-in-law Virgil Kahrig.

Services will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Murray Funeral home in Creston with Fred Domka officiating. Burial will be in Sterling Crown Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call Thursday from 4-8 the funeral home.. Tributes may be shared at  In lieu of flowers charitable donations to Wayne County Humane Society Inc. will be very much appreciate at 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or (

To leave an expression of sympathy for the family, please send through the Message Board on the left.

Name: The Beerys

To Dean's Family and Friends, Our deepest sympathies go out to you. May God, and the many good memories, sustain you; now and also in the future.. Our thoughts and prayers are for you and your families. Sincere condolences from Art Beerys, Smithville, Ohio


Name: John B Arnold Jr

So sorry. Dean was a cherished friend. Last spoke with him Friday or Saturday.Really going to miss his gentle ways with people and animals. Heart aches for the loss. 



Name: Steve jewell

I am sorry for loss Christina and family.  He was always a good, hard working man 



Name: Norma Jean(Beery)Spence

The Family and Friends Of Dean
You have my Deepest Sympathy
My Thoughts and prayers are with All of you
Sorry I wont be able to Attend the service
God Bless All of You
Norma Jean(Beery)Spence
Hudson OHIO 



Name: Todd Hardgrove

I am sorry to hear about Dean.
City of Rittman and St. Anne' Cemetery


Name: Michael & Jill Clift

Our deepest sympathy to all the families for your loss. Will keep you all in our thoughts & prayers.


Name: Margaret Blough

My deepest sympathy to Melody and the whole family. Dean was such a nice man.
With love,


Name: Mitch Baltic

 We used Dean's Company for many years, so sorry to hear of his passing. He was always so friendly!  You have our deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one. 
Love and Prayers


Name: Alta Malone

So sorry for the loss of husband father grandfather friend uncle and cousin. No words can heal this loss as you grieve but you all are in my prayers.  May God supply peace and gently wipe your years.  God Bless Alta and Jack Malone


Name: Mike Ramsier

Melody and family my deepest sympathy to you. Dean was a great husband and father and I was honored to call him one of my best friends. We grew up together and later became partners in business and I will always remember him as a dear friend. .. 



Name: Cary and Teri Metcalf

Melanie we know that at times like this words are inadequate. Just know that we care and we will be praying for you and your family.


Name: gary maibach

Melody and family-Rog, Norm, John, Irene, Connie, Linda, and Ann-you all are in our prayers. It seems so little time has passed since we kept the twins and heard them protest "me no teepy!" Life has gone on, as it does and our paths cross only infrequently, but we have precious memories and lots of love for you all. May God bless you all during this time of loss and in the coming days. We are out of state and regret that we cannot see you: but be assured of our prayers in support. Love, Cousin Gary and Mary Ann



Name: Bob an Denise Weaver Melody and Family:  We send our thoughts and prayers to you and your family in the passing of Dean.  Shawna, our daughter, shared with us your family's prayer requests. Even though we have never met we are all in God's family and we all share are prayers. May God watch over you all and guide you each and every day.

     Bob and Denise Weaver
     Orrville, Ohio

Name: The Ewers

Deceased Name: Dean Beery
Email message:: We are deeply saddened to hear of the news about Dean. We send our deepest condolences to the entire family during these very tough times.  The family is in our prayers.

The Ewers' (Sugarland, TX) 


Name: Bev Kahrig

 Melody and family
Sorry for your loss.  Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.



Name: Bob & Denise Pendlebury

We would like to express our deepest sympathy to the entire Beery Family.  Our thoughts & prayers are with you during this sad time.  Sincerely, Bob & Denise Pendlebury 


Name: David Laurila

Dean I am going to miss talking to you.  I always enjoyed our conversations and working with you at times.  I always liked your candidness.  You will be missed!!!!  I wish your family well!


Name: Al and Beth Sidel

We have so many wonderful fun memories of Dean through the years we cannot count them all.Dean had such a kind heart and know he touched the lives of many.
RIP Dean, thank you for your footprint in our family years.
Halliburton Wooster family will never forget the great memories.
Prayer for the family.

Al and Beth Sidel
Leesburg Fl.








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