Born in Blairsville, PA, he served his country in the U.S. Army. He was an engineer with Wilkerson and had a love for flying and bowling.
Preceded in death by his wife, Patsy, in 2010, he is survived by his daughter, Kimberly Berlyak; son, Michael (Tammy); grandchildren, Kasey, Zachary, Ethan, and Chase; sister, Martha Burkley; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to the Redmon Funeral Home for visitation Thursday from 4 to 6 PM, where Father John Burkley will conduct service Thursday at 6 PM. Graveside service at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery Friday at 9:30 AM. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.