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“to my Uncle Bill, I loved you with all my heart..... ”
1 of 95 | Posted by: Kerry DeBerry - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Our deepest sympathy to the family, Bill was a best friend of Bill and Margie Howell (deceased), and their daughter Gail. He will be greatly missed. ”
2 of 95 | Posted by: Gail Howell-Tucker - Justin, TX

“From the Heggins family to your family, we are praying for you in this time. ”
3 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“I'll miss you....Slim ”
4 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“What a blessing it was to be able to say that you knew Bill, Sr. There are not enough words to describe him as someone else said here. My thoughts...Read More »
5 of 95 | Posted by: LeAnne Coffey - Denton, TX

“Not enough words can be used to describe Bill DeBerry but here are a few. He was kind, generous, hospitable, efficient, and dedicated. Bill was...Read More »
6 of 95 | Posted by: Jo Ann Ballantine - Denton, TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. What a wonderful man. ”
7 of 95 | Posted by: Patsy Rodden - Highland Village, TX

“Richard and Joyce Harrison ”
8 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry for your loss . May the " God of all comfort " sustain each of you. ”
9 of 95 | Posted by: R Flynn - TX

“My heart aches for the loss of this wonderful man. He never meet a stranger,always kind & polite .He was one of a kind , was a big lovable teddy bear...Read More »
10 of 95 | Posted by: Julie & Ricky Don Hale - Denton, TX

“He was always a great man. He made you smile at your lowest times and I will never forget him. My condolences to the whole family. From THE CHOICES ”
11 of 95 | Posted by: Mitcha Choice - Denton, TX

“Please accept my sympathy on the loss of your loved one. He is remembered by a lot of the family of Boeing team members. He was a considerate, kind...Read More »
12 of 95 | Posted by: Alexine Barber - Lewisville, TX

“You were a dear friend to my Whitworth family.May you rest in peace. ”
13 of 95 | Posted by: Stephanie, Matthew, Miranda, Wyatt Davis - TX

“There is never a good time to leave, but it is a wonderful time when you get there. ”
14 of 95 | Posted by: Jackie, Janie Whitworth - Denton, TX

“You were a great friend to Wallace and me. I will miss you and love to your family. ”
15 of 95 | Posted by: Dortha Whitworth - Denton, TX

“Our prayers are with you in this time of loss. ”
16 of 95 | Posted by: Lonnie Roberson - Sanger, TX

“May God bless you and carry you through this difficult time of loss. He will be missed. ”
17 of 95 | Posted by: Carri Trietsch - Sanger, TX

“Bill was the sweetest man. Three weeks ago he helped me bury my father, just like he helped me bury my mother years ago. I wanted him to bury me...Read More »
18 of 95 | Posted by: Linda Ganzer - Denton, TX

“Uncle Bill, Rest In Peace, you deserve it. You have done so much for so many for so many years. You will be missed in and around Denton, there will...Read More »
19 of 95 | Posted by: Cheryl Ann DeBerry-Gore - SC

“Bill, Jr. So sorry for your loss. Our prayers and sympathy to the family. Bill was a great guy. Little Elm Cemetery AssociationBoard of Directors ”
20 of 95 | Posted by: Pat Whitworth - Frisco, TX

“I can't remember a kinder and considerate man I have known. I worked for a while in college at Jack Schmitz Funeral Home when Bill was there. Bill...Read More »
21 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“Mr. DeBerry was a great comfort to my family when my parents (Glenn & Mary Fogle) passed. Since there were nine children, Bill was very gracious...Read More »
22 of 95 | Posted by: Mr & Mrs Dennis Page - Denton, TX

“To the Family of Bill DeBerry, Sr. we send our deepest sympathy. He was the most philanthropic person in the Denton Community. He shared with...Read More »
23 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“Mr. DeBerry was a great man that truly cared for the families he served. It was an honor to work for him. ”
24 of 95 | Posted by: Adam Harper - League City, TX

“This was one great guy. Wayne and Claudia Giese ”
25 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“Bill was a loving man who was pationate with his service and care with so many people. He could laugh with the best of them as well as she'd a tear....Read More »
26 of 95 | Posted by: Andrea Morin - Denton, TX

“Bill made such a positive impact on the community and the personal lives of many, including our family. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
27 of 95 | Posted by: Donna Clampitt Raney - Denton, TX

“God bless and keep you! I am so sorry to hear of Mr Deberry's passing ”
28 of 95 | Posted by: Sheila Kresse - Sanger, TX

“A new light is in heaven Prayers for the family of a special man ❤ Always James and Cathy Brown ”
29 of 95 | Posted by: James and Cathy Brown - Denton, TX

“To the family of Bill DeBerry,Bill was the most warm, caring, kind gentleman I have met. He has taken care of our family members for years and we...Read More »
30 of 95 | Posted by: Diane Smith-Salazar - Euless, TX

“So sorry for your loss. Bill was a great man. Every encounter with him was a true pleasure and blessing. Rest well Bill. ”
31 of 95 | Posted by: Diron Cundiff - Signal Mountain, TN

“We will miss you Bill, you were a very special person and friend. ”
32 of 95 | Posted by: Dottie & Jim Dowling - TX

“Sorry for your loss Bill was a good freind all ways had good time cutting up with him. ”
33 of 95 | Posted by: Leon Gibson - Valley view, TX

“This Gentlemen and his family, held me up. So kind to me, thank you. So sorry for your loss. ”
34 of 95 | Posted by: Karen Rollins - Brewerton, NY

“Bill Jr. and the entire family, we are sorry for your loss. We loved Bill, he was family. He help us with many family deaths and carry us through...Read More »
35 of 95 | Posted by: Rick and Vanessa Lynch - Aubrey, TX

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my prayers! ”
36 of 95 | Posted by: John Goobeck - Fort Worth, TX

“MaryAnn and Bill Jr. - So sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a very special man. ”
37 of 95 | Posted by: Melody Brown - Krum, TX

“Bill was a fine gentleman and I feel honored to have known him. ”
38 of 95 | Posted by: David Crutcher - Wichita Falls, TX

“We are so sorry for your loss,such a great man. ”
39 of 95 | Posted by: Debbie Laechelin - DENTON, TX

“Bill Jr. My thoughts and prayers are with. ”
40 of 95 | Posted by: Gerald Dawson - Watauga, TX

“Bill assisted me in the death of a husband , mother and father. Without his help I could have not endured. He was a kind hearted man. Rest in peace ”
41 of 95 | Posted by: Joyce Byers - Denton, TX

“Your father was a blessing to me in my time of loss. He showed so much compassion and helped me through a difficult time. It was the first time I...Read More »
42 of 95 | Posted by: Sandy Speigel - Sanger, TX

“We are very sorry for your loss.He was a great man and friend. Debbie Laechelin and Jason Starnes from Denton Texas. ”
43 of 95 | Posted by: A friend

“rest in peace Bill, you will be missed by a lot of people who you have touched ”
44 of 95 | Posted by: Bobby Cates - Lake Dallas, TX

“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
45 of 95 | Posted by: Bill DeBerry and Bill DeBerry Jr. - TX

“Bill was one of the kindest caring men I knew. He and his sons have taken care of ALL our family through the years at the hardest time in our lives....Read More »
46 of 95 | Posted by: Brenda Crozier Family

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the DeBerry family during this difficult time. May God's comforting peace be with you all. ”
47 of 95 | Posted by: The Roberson-Norman Family - TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
48 of 95 | Posted by: Renee Floyd Dalton - Missoula, MT

“So sorry for the loss of your dad. He was a good man and will be missed. All of you have helped so many people in this community. Now it is time for...Read More »
49 of 95 | Posted by: Nada Boerner - Lake Dallas, TX


50 of 95 | Posted by: JIMMY FLOYD - hot springs, MT

“We are so very sorry for your loss,I believe in my heart he was one of Gods angels on earth, May you rest in eternal peace Bill knowing you left this...Read More »
51 of 95 | Posted by: Carole Scanlon - Denton, TX

“We will forever remember Mr. DeBerry's kindness when we lost our son to suicide. Too, the many funerals at St. Mark Catholic Church, during which...Read More »
52 of 95 | Posted by: Larry and Carol Walker - Denton, TX

“With much gladness you went to be with the Lord, it is us who are sad that we will miss your smile, your laugh or even just sitting with you a while ...Read More »
53 of 95 | Posted by: Karen Powell Gentry - Denton, TX

“Sending prayers to the entire family. ”
54 of 95 | Posted by: Tonya Broadhurst Russell - Argyle, TX

“Our sincere condolences to the family. Bill and Bill Jr were so helpful in several members of my familys passing. He was surely a great, fun, witty...Read More »
55 of 95 | Posted by: Don and Clydene Allison - Bowie, TX

“We will miss Bill Sr. So much. He was a joy to be around even in sad times. My dad always told stories about him and Bill in their younger years. My...Read More »
56 of 95 | Posted by: Connie and Eric Schmitz - Sanger, TX

“Thank you Mr.Deberry for loving care of my Son in 2010. You and your staff we're wonderful to my family and guest. My prayers go out to all who love...Read More »
57 of 95 | Posted by: Cheryl Avants Kerr - Coalgate, OK

“Thank you Mr.Deberry for loving care of my Son in 2010. You and your staff we're wonderful to my family and guest. My prayers go out to all who love...Read More »
58 of 95 | Posted by: Cheryl Avants Kerr - Coalgate, OK

“Bill has always had a fond spot in my heart. He was there for my family in times of need. I was always comforted by his big hugs and soft voice. He...Read More »
59 of 95 | Posted by: Lynn Kenas (Van Goey) - Aledo, TX

“My condolences on the loss of this good man . in the funeral industrie you meet so many nice people and he was one of them. Your work on earth is...Read More »
60 of 95 | Posted by: Rolland Boyd - TX

“WE KNOW AND FEEL FOR ALL OF YOU. A KIND MAN AND GOOD FRIEND. HE WILL BE MISSED. THANK YOU BILL. BILL &NELTA ”
61 of 95 | Posted by: BILL & NELTA CARTER - DENTON, TX

“My deepest condolences to all of the family. Bill will be dearly missed by the community. I personally have not seen him for years, but I have many...Read More »
62 of 95 | Posted by: Jeanne Floyd - Hot Springs, MT

“My deepest condolences to your family. When I lost my husband fifteen yeas ago I requested your services and my heart was put to ease to see the...Read More »
63 of 95 | Posted by: Jo Ann Luginbyhl - Krum, TX

“Rest in Peace Bill. I will miss your beautiful smile and your loving nature. Thanks for the years of dedication of service to others. God has...Read More »
64 of 95 | Posted by: Teddy & Kathy Dietz - Sanger, TX

“This makes me so so sad. I loved Bill. I got to know him working for a doctor here in town and the patients we lost, I also knew him because he lived...Read More »
65 of 95 | Posted by: Robin Johnston - denton, TX

“Will miss this wonderful man, he was always so nice and had such compassion when anyone needed him. ”
66 of 95 | Posted by: Shirleen Cagle - Krum, TX

“Bill has taken care of so many of my family members beginning with J B Floyd's group. My sweet mother kept a running balance at the funeral home for...Read More »
67 of 95 | Posted by: Clara Howard Richards - Denton, TX

“RIP Bill! I'm glad to have known you, sending prayers for your family! You were such a kind and nice man! ”
68 of 95 | Posted by: Dee Hurd - Chesapeake, VA

“So very sorry for your lose ”
69 of 95 | Posted by: Nancy & Don Ford - Ponder, TX

“Our deepest condolences to the family for the loss of a great man. Prayers for the family. ”
70 of 95 | Posted by: Pat and Ronnie Trietsch - Sanger, TX

“One of my favorite persons in this area. Always so helpful and so caring. I give the same caring to his family. ”
71 of 95 | Posted by: Erma Glaze - Corinth, TX

“Mr. DeBerry, and his family, were neighbors of my family in the 1960's. He was a kind and generous man, with a wonderful sense of humor. He and his...Read More »
72 of 95 | Posted by: Jane Carter - Denton, TX

“My sincerest condolences to you all. Mr. DeBerry has taken care of my family memebers for as long as I can remember. We'll be praying for your...Read More »
73 of 95 | Posted by: Julie Temple - Denton, TX

“Bill DeBerrry will be greatly missed. He was such a nice and kind man. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
74 of 95 | Posted by: Angie and Joe Pace - Denton, TX

“Bill will be missed dearly. I cherish the moments we have talked, joked around,hugged and laughed at some of the crazy things we could think of. You...Read More »
75 of 95 | Posted by: Ricky &susie Schertz - Sanger, TX

“He was a very good man who will be sorely missed... ”
76 of 95 | Posted by: Debbie Millican - Denton, TX

“Bill DeBerry will be greatly missed. He was such a kind caring man whom our family has known for many years. Sending our deepest condolences to the...Read More »
77 of 95 | Posted by: Cindy Taylor - Sanger, TX

“A man who helped in the most difficult of times... ”
78 of 95 | Posted by: Billy Mills - Denton, TX

“Our community has lost a gracious, caring, and generous man. He touched many families in a positive way when they needed it most. Bill's jovial...Read More »
79 of 95 | Posted by: Tom and Shanda Woods - Denton, TX

“Terri and I are praying for the entire DeBerry family during this time. While I pastored FBC Justin it was an honor to work services with DeBerry...Read More »
80 of 95 | Posted by: Scott Brown - Bullard, TX

“Bill will be missed by so many,but the James family will truly miss him he took care of all our family members and loved by each of us our prayers...Read More »
81 of 95 | Posted by: Linda james Landers - Justin, TX

“Our thought and prayers are with the DeBerry Family. My heart is broken with Big Daddy's passing.I have loved him since I was a toddler and he was...Read More »
82 of 95 | Posted by: Jan Gilmore Smithers - Hutchinson, KS

“Our family will miss Bill. He was gifted to help hurting people. He comforted me so much when my mother died by just being there, giving me hugs and...Read More »
83 of 95 | Posted by: Bill and Pam Rainey - Denton, TX

“Our prayers for the DeBerry family. Bill was loved by everyone who knew him. ”
84 of 95 | Posted by: Helen Mulkey-Poole - Denton, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all.I loved Uncle Bill.Have a lot of great memories about him growing up.He was so wonderful when my mom passed...Read More »
85 of 95 | Posted by: Billie Parker - Cleburne, TX


86 of 95 | Posted by: BILLY EWING SR - MILFORD, TEXAS

“BILL WAS HONREY, STREIGHT FORWARD, AND TOLD IT LIKE IT WAS. MY KIND OF MAN. SORRY TO SEE YOU GO. MY PRAYERS ARE WITH THE FAMILY GOD BLESS YOU ALL. ”
87 of 95 | Posted by: BILLY EWING SR - MILFORD

“This man was larger than life itself. He never met a stranger. And, it was apparent he loved his years in the mortuary business. He would go above...Read More »
88 of 95 | Posted by: Pennie Allen Wilkinson - Denton, TX

“Rest in peace ”
89 of 95 | Posted by: Traci Delcambre - Krum, TX

“I pray that God covers you and your family with the peace that passes all understanding. God Bless and deep you.Traci Neubaum DelcambreCliff Neubaum ”
90 of 95 | Posted by: Traci Delcambre - Krum, TX

“A Great Guy who I will remember for a long time to come.R.I.P. Sir ”
91 of 95 | Posted by: Lonnie Grammatico - Denton, TX

“My heart goes out to all the DeBerry family! Bill Sr. And Jr. have helped my family in the toughest transitions of life. I will always be grateful...Read More »
92 of 95 | Posted by: Nicole North - Lewisville, TX

“Bill will be greatly missed, my family thought a lot of Him. My thoughts and prayers for family and friends ”
93 of 95 | Posted by: Jo Ann Enoch - Slidell, TX

“So sorry for the family loss! The DeBerry family is one of the finest families in Denton. Van Maples ”
94 of 95 | Posted by: Van Maples - Denton, TX

“With heartfelt sympathy. Steven & Shelia (Brazeal) Bowles ”
95 of 95 | Posted by: Shelia Bowles - Denton, TX


Bill DeBerry Sr of Denton, TX died May 13, 2017 at the age of 84. He served the funeral industry for over 64 years as a licensed funeral director. He began working for the J. Levy Funeral Home in Galveston before moving to Denton to work for J. B. Floyd at the Schmitz-Floyd-Hamlett Funeral Home and later for Bob Schmitz at Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral Home. At the time Schmitz retired, he went back to work for Floyd until 1988 when he choose to open DeBerry Funeral Home in 1990. He graduated from the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science.