Bill Locker passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, November 11, 2017, in Santa Barbara California surrounded by his family.
Born Vili Segal, September 11, 1939 (10 days after the start of WWII) in Bucharest, Romania, to Yancu Segal and Erna Kitaru. Bill and his mother remained in Bucharest until June of 1946, managing to survive the raging war in Europe.
Bill moved to Santa Barbara where he bought land in Hope Ranch and built his dream house, which he moved into in 1987. Five years later, on January 11th, 1992, he met his second wife, Thelma "TJ" Leggett at a Santa Barbara Symphony concert at the Arlington Theater; they were married 11 months later on November 7, 1992 in the home that Bill had built.
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