ICCFA To Honor Industry Legends With Lifetime Achievement Awards

March 3, 2010
Advertisement

imageThe ICCFA will award Lifetime Achievement Awards to Frank B. Stewart Jr., chairman of the board of Stewart Enterprises Inc., and Robert L. Waltrip, founder and chairman of the board of Service Corporation International, during its 2010 Convention & Exposition, March 10-13 in San Antonio, Texas.

The Awards will be presented during the association’s “Leadership Worth Following” Luncheon from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. on March 13 at the Hilton del Palacio in San Antonio, Texas.

“Frank Stewart and Bob Waltrip are two of the most visionary and influential leaders in our profession,” said ICCFA President Gregg Williamson, “and we are pleased to be able to honor them for their lifetime of contributions to the industry and to the association.”

Advertisement

Frank B. Stewart Jr. is Stewart Enterprises’ former president and chief executive officer. He served as the board’s chairman emeritus from 2004 to 2007 and was chairman from 1984 to 2003. He joined the company, which today operates 218 funeral homes and 140 cemeteries, in 1959. He is a past president of the Southern Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Association and the Louisiana Cemeteries Association.

Robert L. Waltrip grew up in his family’s funeral business, which he began to manage in the 1950s. He began buying additional funeral homes in the 1960s and grew the business into a company that now encompasses more than 1,500 funeral homes and 400 cemeteries in the United States and Canada. He is a past president of the Texas Funeral Directors Association.

If you are heading to San Antonio for the ICCFA convention next week then please check our list of “Must See Companies“.

CDFuneralNews

CDFuneralNews

ConnectingDirectors.com is the leading online daily publication for funeral professionals with a reader base of over 45,000 of the most elite and forward-thinking professionals in the profession. With ConnectingDirectors.com we have created a global community through an online platform allowing funeral professionals to Stay Current. Stay Informed and Stay Elite.
CDFuneralNews
Advertisement

You may be interested

What Does It Mean To You To Be a Funeral Director?
News
271 views
News
271 views

What Does It Mean To You To Be a Funeral Director?

CDFuneralNews - October 10, 2017

Guest article was written and provided by Dylan Stopher, Wilbert Vaults of Houston “Show me the manner in which a…

Memory Glass Partners With Messenger
Funeral Industry Press Releases
70 views
Funeral Industry Press Releases
70 views

Memory Glass Partners With Messenger

CDFuneralNews - October 10, 2017

Auburn, IN: - Memory Glass and Messenger are pleased to announce their partnership to extend the reach of the custom…

Batesville Inducted into Indiana Manufacturers Hall of Fame
Funeral Industry Press Releases
20 views
Funeral Industry Press Releases
20 views

Batesville Inducted into Indiana Manufacturers Hall of Fame

CDFuneralNews - October 10, 2017

BATESVILLE, Indiana, October 5, 2017 – Batesville, the nation’s largest casket manufacturer and leading provider of comprehensive solutions to the…

Comments