obituaries Archives - Professional Carwashing & Detailing
BendPak Announces Death of Gary Henthorn

SANTA PAULA, Calif. — Son of BendPak founders established Dannmar, MaxJax and Garage Equipment Supply.

Market Focus: The industry mourns the passing of Harvey Miller

This week, we honor an industry leader’s passing and a carwash’s regional recognition.

Industry icon Jim Coleman passes away

BATESVILLE, Texas — Coleman passed at his ranch on July 5, 2021.

Longtime Vacutech engineer killed, donations welcomed

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Dennis Gresham, 33, was murdered during a random carjacking.

Funeral procession goes through carwash to honor longtime employee

CAMBY, Ind. — A carwash honored a treasured employee after his unexpected passing.

Babcox Media mourns the passing of Tim Fritz, longtime editor and friend

AKRON, Ohio — Babcox Media Editor Tim Fritz, 53, passed away on Feb. 23rd from a heart attack.

Tim Fritz
Carwash industry icon Red Lewis passes away

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Lewis, founder of PDQ Manufacturing, helped develop and market the touchless carwash.

Market Focus: WhiteWater Express Car Wash acquires Jerry’s Express

This week we cover an acquisition, an industry loss and a donation.

Carolina Pride Founder Billy Lee Reynolds passes away

TIMBERLAKE, N.C. — Reynolds was an entrepreneur who touched many hearts.

Billy Lee Reynolds