Williamsburg-Bill Berry was born August 30, 1931 in North English, Iowa, the son of Paul and Maud (Blumenstein) Berry. He graduated from North English High School and the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Bill served in the United States Air Force. Bill was united in marriage to Lois Marie Hirschler on February 3, 1957 in Donnellson, Iowa. They have lived in Williamsburg since 1970. He enjoyed watching Iowa Hawkeye sports, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Bill passed away on Friday, July 15, 2022 at the English Valley Care Center in North English at the age of 90 years.
Bill is survived by his wife Lois; four children, Eric Berry (Stefania), Neil Berry, Jon Berry (Joan) and Anne Julien (James); five grandchildren, Kate, Miranda, Serena, Emma and Eli. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Robert Berry and Joe Berry.
A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held Saturday, August 27, 2022 at the Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. The family has entrusted Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg to care for arrangements. Messages and tributes may be directed to www.powellfuneralhomes.com.