John Boardman, who served as president of Sam Moore Furniture for 40 years, passed away on July 8 at age 91.
La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB) has announced that Steve Kincaid passed away over the weekend. A veteran of the furniture industry for almost 50 years, he was a part of the La-Z-Boy family.
Influential designer Martin Roberts, president of Martin Roberts Design, passed away on Friday, May 29, due to complications from surgery, according to a press release.
Scott Perry Baronofsky, the director of digital marketing for bedding producer Eclipse International, died Saturday, April 18, from complications of the coronavirus. He was 60.
Furniture industry icon Frederick Brown Starr, former president and CEO of Thomasville Furniture Industries and Natuzzi Americas, died on April 1 at Moses Cone Hospital from complications from the coronavirus.
Bedding Industries of America has announced its original company’s founder, Gerald Gershaw, has died at the age of 95. Gershaw was the founder of Therapedic International and its first plant in North Brunswick, N.J., which subsequently was transitioned to Stuart Carlitz in 2001.
J. Harper Beall III, CEO and former president of Fairfield Chair Company, passed away on Dec. 13 at the age of 77. Beall suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease the last seven years of his life and died at home surrounded by family.