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.
Nick Cardi, one of the Cardi brothers from Cardi’s Furniture, passed away on Aug. 2 after a four-year battle with cancer.
Charles Sprintz, co-founder of Sprintz Furniture in Tennessee passed away on May 20, 2019. He was 85.
Furniture industry veteran, Robert “Bob” Hocum, passed away on February 2.
Eric James Steinhafel, longtime furniture manufacturer’s representative, passed away on Tuesday, March 19 at age 60.
Fabric supplier Culp, Inc. (NYSE: CULP) has announced that Robert (Rob) G. Culp, III, founder and chairman, died on December 8, 2018, following complications related to leukemia.
Michael Delgaudio, creative director at luxury brand Marge Carson died suddenly on Nov. 10. A creative force at some of the greatest brands in the furniture industry and a veteran high-end visual merchandising executive, Delgaudio was 66.