Robert “Bob” Roy, founder of furniture importer Jofran, passed away Jan. 29. He was 79.
Charles "Charlie" Greene, the former owner of upholstery producer Classic Gallery who was active in the furniture industry for more than 40 years, died this week at age 78.
Benjamin J. Willis Jr., former president of family-owned Willis Furniture in Virginia Beach, Va., died July 9 at his home in Norfolk, Va. He was 97.
Spencer Morten Jr., former president and CEO of Bassett Mirror Company and a pioneer in the import sourcing of home furnishings components and products, died recently at age 94.
Ron Page, a former retailer and longtime executive with the Furniture First buying group, died July 1. He was 64.
Spring Air President Rick Robinson, who died unexpectedly Dec. 19 of natural causes, will be remembered in a private family ceremony in Jacksonville, Fla., this week.
Rick Robinson, president of Spring Air International and an industry veteran of more than 30 years, passed away unexpectedly earlier this week.