William “Bill” F. Berry

Date of Birth

April 18, 1924

Date of Death

December 4, 2008

City of Death

Santa Barbara

Bill Berry, owner of Bill’s Audio Video, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2008. He was 84 years old.

Bill was born in New Jersey and served in the military during WW2. He settled in Santa Barbara in the 1950s and married his 2nd wife, Audrey, in 1965. Bill was a gifted electronic serviceman and together with Audrey, owned and operated Bill’s Audio Video until their retirement in 2007. Bill loved to sail. In 1969, he purchased The Gallant, a 65 ft. Schooner. He kept her in the Santa Barbara Harbor until he sold her in 1973.

Bill is survived by his wife, Audrey, of Santa Barbara, Daughters Lisa, of Santa Barbara, Vicki, of Moorpark, Cheryl, Patty, Linda and Son William of New York, Stepdaughters Carol of Oregon and Teri of San Diego, 12 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

Memorial service date is to be decided. Please email Lisa at prepress_princess@yahoo.com for details.


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