Tom Berryhill was sworn in as Stanislaus County Supervisor on Jan. 9, 2019. Saturday, Aug. 29, he passed away suddenly, leaving his family and elected colleagues with heavy hearts.
After serving 12 years in the state legislature, Berryhill was elected to the District 4 Board of Supervisors seat in November 2018. As a small businessman and a fourth-generation California farmer, he built his career on a legacy of hard work and determination.
“Tom Berryhill has been a dedicated servant his entire life,” said Supervisor Vito Chiesa upon hearing the sad news. “Both in Stanislaus County and at the State level, Berryhill lived to serve. My heart goes out to his wife Loretta and the family at this difficult time.”
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