Funeral services for Dennis Randolph Berkley, 78, of Leesville, were held at 11:30 A.M. on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, in the Labby Memorial Funeral Home of Leesville with Bro. Dale Poe officiating. Burial followed in the Central Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Leesville.
Dennis Berkley, a remarkable man of many talents and great character, born on January 24, 1945, sadly left us on November 2, 2023. With his witty sense of humor, patience, and easy-going nature, he touched the lives of many people.
Survived by his beloved wife, Linda Berkley, his stepdaughter, Jerri Bunting, and his son-in-law, Kenneth Bunting, his absence creates a void that can never be filled. Their hearts ache with the loss, but they find solace in the beautiful memories he left behind.
Dennis was a man of extraordinary creativity and thoughtfulness. His patience, one of his most admired virtues, not only made him a calm presence in every situation, but it also shaped many of his greatest accomplishments. He was a hands-on man, and his diligence was evident in every project he took on. The ranch house that stands proud and sturdy to this day was built by his own hands, a testament to his dedication and love for his family. His creativity was well manifested in the numerous intricate models he constructed using matchsticks, each one a masterpiece in its own right.
Those who knew Dennis would agree that his legacy is one of kindness and generosity. He had a heart of gold and his demeanor was as inviting as a warm summer’s day. His wit and charm brought joy to everyday moments, and his patient guidance has been a beacon for those around him.
Though he is no longer with us physically, his memory will live on in our hearts and minds. The echoes of his laughter, the wisdom of his words, and the warmth of his love will continue to inspire us. His legacy will be kept alive in our thoughts, our actions, and our deeds.
Dennis, we love you and miss you dearly. Rest in peace, knowing that your life was a blessing to everyone who had the privilege of knowing you. May your soul find eternal tranquility and joy.