Friday, August 07, 2020

William David Heber Percy 1939-2020

_. William David [Bill] Heber Percy, who died 2 August, 2020, aged 81, was a scion of the Dukes of Northumberland.

He was born 5 March, 1939, the second son of Lieutenant-Colonel Cyril Hugh Reginald Heber Percy [1905-89], by his first wife the former Anne Garland. He married 18 January, 1969, Christine Mary Gates [died 13 Apr, 2004], daughter of Terence Horatio Gates, of Twineham, Sussex, by whom he had issue, a son, Peter [born 1971], and a daughter, Robin [born 12 Nov, 1969].

Bill Heber Percy was a great-great-great-great-great grandson of the 1st Duke of Northumberland [d 1786].


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