Barry Robert Wolins

March 15, 1954 ~ May 7, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Barry Robert Wolins Obituary

MARCH 15, 1954 - MAY 7, 2023

Barry always said, “Legends never die,” and he lived his life that way. He was a legendary father
not only to his boys but to any young person who needed help. Barry dedicated his life to his 
three sons Lee, Seth, and Nathan and his loving wife Michelle. He was a legendary friend who
would go to the ends of the earth for those he loved. His deep and wide friendships were rooted 
in commitment and loyalty. Barry was a legendary businessman who built and sold the biggest
surf brands worldwide. He revolutionized the surf industry with his innovative approach, starting
with Bear International and achieving success with Rusty and Ripcurl in the USA. Return-
ing to South Africa in the 90s, he helped relaunch Quiksilver and built it into a market leader,
and recently launched Bilt Surf in the USA. With his unwavering faith, Barry led by example 
and had a positive impact on countless lives. He will be missed by his sisters Sharona, Tina,
and Halinka and his father Costa Stanidis. 

But how do you say goodbye to a legend?
You don’t. You celebrate him and the life he lived, because legends never die!

Local friends joined Sunday, May 21st, 2023 from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at
Cedar Grove Acres - 3123 Brassfield Road, Creedmoor, NC 27522 
We look forward to celebrating his life with you.

There was an additional celebration of life for Barry in Durban, South Africa.
June 25th - Details to follow

In lieu of  flowers please consider donating to the charity below, Barry was a
major advocate for this organization. 
Surfers Not Street Children 

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May 21, 2023

5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Cedar Grove Acres
3123 Brassfield Road
Creedmoor, NC 27522


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