Phillip DeBerry, Sr. was born on December 19, 1947 to James and Viola. He lived a vibrant happy life in Richmond, VA where he worked for more than four decades driving a bus for the Greyhound Bus Company. He was also a Greyhound Bus Instructor for new drivers teaching them the rules and the proper handling of the bus. Phillip, Sr. loved his work and all the many people he met along the way. He had a big heart and would always help someone in need. Phillip, Sr. loved his sons, grandchildren and his long-time companion of 45 years with all his heart. There was nothing he would not do for them and there was nothing they would not do for him. He had a sister and a host of long-time friends that he considered family and he enjoyed the many meals and activities they regularly did together.
On Saturday, March 28th, 2020, Phillip DeBerry, Sr. departed this earth going home to Glory to be with our Lord. He leaves behind his loving sons, adoring grandchildren, a devoted companion, a trusted sister, nieces, nephews and many, many friends and co-workers all of whom have heavy hearts and will miss him dearly.
A memorial service may be planned for a later date.