CFA MEMBER OBITUARY: John Thomas “Jack” Easton

Jack Easton of Durand Forms, Easton Enterprises

John Thomas “Jack” – Age 93, of Linden, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Road, Fenton. Chaplain Hank Messing officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Linden. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Thursday from 6-9 […]

Thomas Bradley (Brad) Barnes – (1951-2014)

Brad Barnes (right) and wife, Kitty during CFA's Convention in Wisconsin with John Gnaedinger of Con-Cure (left).

The CFA loses a strong friend and ally. Thomas Bradley (Brad) Barnes, 63, of Medina passed away suddenly, following complications from surgery on Friday, July 4, 2014. He was born May 29, 1951 in Fairmont, W.Va. to Ed and Dean Barnes. Brad graduated from Fairmont Senior High School in 1969 and received a B.S. and Masters […]

CFA Member Obituary: Gary Lee Bromley


Gary Lee Bromley, 75, of Lee’s Summit, MO passed away Wed. Jan. 15, 2014 at his home. Funeral service will be held on Sat. Jan. 18th at 11am at Woods Chapel UMC. Visitation will be held on Fri. Jan. 17th from 5-7pm at the church. Burial in Lee’s Summit cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made […]

Marvin Earl Bolten Obituary


The CFA was notified of the passing of a former active member from Texas this summer.  Many long-time members will remember the energy of Marvin Bolten. Barry Herbert of Herbert Construction Co. writes, “When I first joined the CFA in 1991, Marv was active and if I remember correctly, he was on the board the first […]

Jack Paul Renfroe Obituary – Foundation Builders, Greeley, Colorado

Renfroe_Jack (Deceased 2013)

Jack Paul Renfroe Nov. 29, 1939-July 27, 2013 Age: 73 Residence: Eaton Jack Paul Renfroe, 73, of Eaton, Colo., died of congestive heart failure, July 27, 2013, at Greeley’s North Colorado Medical Center. He was born Nov. 29, 1939, in North Platte, Neb. He was preceded in death by his wife, Karen (Cederburg) Renfroe, whom […]

Honoring Wendy Ward


It is with great sadness that the Constructive Communication, Inc. team shares with you that Wendy Ward, Senior Vice President, passed away Friday night, May 17 at the age of 32. She is survived by her husband Chris, daughter Caroline (6) and son Jack (3). For the last two years, Wendy has bravely fought breast cancer. During […]


We are saddened about the loss of CFA member and past-president Travis Gene Gloyd, 70, of Fort Wayne who passed away February 27, 2012. Born on December 9, 1941 in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late Robert and Evlyn Gloyd. He graduated in 1961 from Huntertown High School. Travis worked at GE for 5 years. […]

Industry Loses Leader: Charles Engelken

An extraordinary journey on this earth came to a close with the passing of Charles Orval Engelken, age 48, of Overland Park, KS on Saturday, September 3, 2011. He was born on July 14, 1963 in Kansas City, KS, the son of Verna Jean (Lewis) and Orval Charles “Skeeter” Engelken. Charles was a 1981 graduate of Center High School and earned […]

CFA Loses Member Dana Pelletier


Dana Gerard Pelletier, 62, of 5 Rollingreen Rd. Greenville, SC., died unexpectedly Sunday, February 6, 2011 of natural causes. He was the owner and founder of Action Concrete Contractors Inc. Mr. Pelletier is survived by his loving wife, Libby Childers; his mother-in-law, Lib Childers of Rock Hill, SC; two sons, William Dana and wife Mollie, Dustin Thomas and wife Tabatha; […]

Industry Loses Pioneer Marion Myers

Poured wall and aluminum forms pioneer Marion Myers passed away July 5th, 2010. Marion was 89 and had lived in Middletown, Ohio. He served as a pilot in the U.S. Army Corps during WWII. He established Myers Construction Company and ran a successful business for twenty years. In 1970 he bought the first aluminum forms in the state of Ohio. After his retirement he moved to […]


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