FRESNO, Calif. - Donald Beck, 70, died June 1. He was co-owner of Sturgeon and Beck Inc. (Buick-Oldsmobile-Pontiac-GMC Truck) in Tulare, Calif., for more than 50 years. His father and a partner started the business in 1926. Beck was vice president at the time of his death.
John Feighery Sr.
EDGEWOOD, Ky. - John Feighery Sr., 68, president and owner of Ridgeview Lincoln-Mercury of Covington, Ky., died June 1. He ran the store from 1967-95, when he retired and sold it.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - Edward Piane, 70, died March 7. He owned Old Country Motors, a Volkswagen dealership in Emerson, N.J., from 1963-78.
FAIRFIELD, Ill. - Melvin Spencer, 73, senior executive vice president of UIS Inc., a supplier in Jersey City, N.J., died May 31. From 1973-90, he was president of Airtex Products, a UIS subsidiary that makes water and fuel pumps. He held the UIS vice presidency from 1977 until his death.
DAYTON, Ohio - Lester Wenning, 78, owner of Les Wenning Ford in Fort Recovery, Ohio, died March 27. He ran the store from 1954-80, when he retired. His family still runs the dealership.