DETROIT -- Sam Cupp, CEO of Hamilton Chevrolet Inc. in Warren, Mich., died June 21.
Cupp, 64, died suddenly while playing hockey.
Cupp worked at Gene Hamilton Chevrolet when he was in high school.
Within 18 years, he had climbed the ranks of the store to become dealer principal and co-owner of Hamilton Chevrolet by 1982. He later became CEO.