MONROE, Mich. - Automotive consultant Jack Borman, 46, died July 1. His firm, Jack Borman Consulting of Bath, Ohio, specialized in working with minority dealers.
WESTPORT, Conn. - Robert Conroy, 78, died July 4. From 1949-55 he owned a Lincoln-Mercury dealership in Doylestown, Pa. He worked at several advertising agencies and in 1984 he started a consulting business.
Harry Coppus Jr.
TIFFIN, Ohio - Harry Coppus Jr., retired owner of Coppus Motors Inc. here, died June 28. He was 84 and had retired in 1993. His son, John, runs the Mercedes-Chrysler-Plymouth-Dodge-Jeep dealership.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Bob Daniels, chairman of Bob Daniels Buick Co. here, died July 13. He was 86 and had been a Buick dealer since 1950. Along with brothers Richard and Jack he had owned and operated Buick dealerships in Columbus and Canton, Ohio, and Silver Spring, Md.
MAYFIELD, Ky. - Former dealer Clois Parks, 87, died July 9. He owned and operated J.A. Parks Motor Co. (Dodge) for more than 40 years until he retired in 1971.
HENDERSON, Nev. - Dealer Ben Stepman, 79, died April 12. He worked in the auto industry for 54 years and ran Ben Stepman Motor Co. (Hyundai) here from 1990 until his death. His wife, Billie, now runs the dealership.