AL WAHNON DIES, EDITOR AND FOUNDER OF FLOOR COVERING NEWS
By Lissa Wyman
PLAINVIEW, NY -- Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3 for Al Wahnon, 90, editor and co-owner of Floor Covering News. The services will be held at Gutterman's Memorial Chapel, Woodbury, NY. Wahnon died late on the night of Jan.31 following a massive heart attack.
ICONIC RUG RETAILER AND COMMUNITY LEADER EDGAR HAGOPIAN DIES
BIRMINGHAM, MI -- Edgar Hagopian, one of the country's iconic rug retailers and a tireless philanthropist, community activist and leader of the Armenian-American community, died Sunday, March 27, 2011. He was 80 years old and had battled cancer for several years.
PILOT MOUNTAIN, NC -- A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 30 for Carl Lee (C.L.) Needham. Mr. Needham, a long-time rug and carpet industry sales representative, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at his home. He was 72.
FLORIDA FUNERAL SERVICES SEPT. 24 FOR INDUSTRY VET DOUG ROBETOR
DALTON, GA – Memorial services were held Saturday, Sept. 10 for Doug Robetor, 51, at the First Presbyterian Church on Tibbs Rd. in Dalton. A second memorial service will be held in Florida at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the First Presbyterian Church, 121 Carver Ave., Brandon, FL. Robetor, a 33-year veteran of the floor covering industry, died Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011.