DETROIT -- Thomas "Russ" Chick, former director of national advertising for Chevrolet, died in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., July 12. He was 81.
MANSFIELD, Ohio -- William Joyce, founder of Joyce Buick Inc. here, died June 15. He was 84.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Bill Murphy, former owner of Bill Murphy Buick in Culver City, Calif., who also started Murphy & Shelby Dodge in San Fernando, Calif., with partner Carroll Shelby, died July 14. He was 92.
VENTURA, Calif. -- Larry Meister, co-owner of Barber Automotive Group, died here June 25. He was 71.
STUART, Fla. -- Chester "Ted" Pass, former vice president of fleet operations for Southeast Toyota Distributors, died here June 11. He was 76.
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Calvert Thomas, former owner of Thomas Cadillac-Jaguar here, died June 17. He was 88.
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