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Dr. M. William "Bill" Barnard

March 7, 1938 ~ March 8, 2022 (age 84)


Thousand Oaks, CA

Dr. M. William Barnard, 84, of Thousand Oaks, formerly of Santa Maria, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2022.

M. William, known as Bill, was born in Billings, Montana on March 7, 1938.  His family moved from Montana to Pasadena, California at a young age.  He married his high school sweetheart, Carol, on August 11, 1961 in Pasadena.  Bill graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and opened his dental practice in Orcutt, California, where he practiced dentistry for over 40 years. He was a loving father of three daughters. He was very active in his church serving several positions and volunteering. He had the gift of hospitality and service.  And of course, he prepared one of the best Santa Maria-style BBQ Tri-tip.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Carol, of Thousand Oaks; daughters, Cindy Hampton of Agoura Hills, Susan Ellis of Lone Tree, CO, Karen Newman of Peoria, AZ, and spouses; sister, Kathleen Wendling of Murrieta; brother, Ronald Barnard of Friendswood, TX; 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, April 3 at Griffin Family Funeral Chapels, 101 E. Wilbur Rd, Thousand Oaks.

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Memorial Service
April 3, 2022

2:00 PM
Griffin Family Funeral Chapels, Thousand Oaks
101 E. WIlbur Rd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

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