Will Charles Milberger
(May 28, 1965 – February 13, 2013)
Will (Bill) Charles Milberger was born on May 28, 1965, at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma to Lionel Milberger, Sr. and Dorothy Milberger. He departed this life on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Will graduated from Jersey Village High School. Bill was the owner of Soo Bahk Do Karate Center in Cypress, Texas. Bill started this school in May 1983. Bill also owned and operated Milberger Services, a home repair service. Bill was also a licensed Real Estate agent.
He began taking Karate lessons at an early and loved teaching his students. Some of Bill’s achievements included Who’s Who’s in business, Top School in North America, Instructor of the year, Master level instructors certification in Soo Bahk Do Martial Arts, 5th degree black belt in Soo Bahk Do Martial Arts.
Bill was also very active in Volunteer work. He especially enjoyed volunteering as a Mentor for the Cy-Fair school district and his work with many special needs children and adults finding creative ways to teach them self-defense.
Bill is survived by: Wife – Terri Shayna Milberger of Houston Parents – Lionel and Dorothy Milberger of Wheelock Numerous brothers-in-laws, sister-in-laws, Uncles, Aunts, Cousins, Nephews and countless friends.
Bill had one brother Lionel John Milberger, Jr. of Arizona who died in 2009.
Services will be held at Henry Prairie Church on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. Bro. Louie Walston will officiate.
Began training at the age of 16, as a member of the Brooklyn Highland Park Y.M.C.A., under the guidance and training of Mr. Mike Masley, Jr., Dan Bon 10180, and tested for Cho Dan in June 1969. (Never received dan bon from Korea due to political issues) Recertified as a dan member in 1990, and issued Dan Bon 29085. Now a certified 4th Dan Ko Dan Ja, and was issued my original testing date Dan Bon 13927 by Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang based on my petition to honor that date and evidence showing Mr. Mike Masley and his instructors, Mr. Robert Sohn and Mr. Vincent Nunno were legitimate representatives of the Founder, and Kwan Jang Nim Hwang Kee and the Korean Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Association in 1969.