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Obituary: Don McEvoy, 79, sales representative

Was owner of Don McEvoy in Dallas Market Center

GDA Staff -- Home Accents Today, September 29, 2010

Longtime manufacturers' representative Don McEvoy, owner of Don McEvoy Ltd., passed away on the morning of September 28, after a long battle with illness.
McEvoy began as a sales representative in 1964 with a showroom in the Dallas Trade Mart. His career spanned more than 45 years and more than 250 market and trade events, hundreds of new products and tens of thousands of retail customers. He was honored with the Academy of Achievement Award at the 21st annual ARTS Awards this past January.
McEvoy was able to make regular trips into his showroom up to a week ago. His son has joined the family business and serves as president of the company. Both of his children, John and Laura, were with him. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen.
Services will be held on October 8 at Highland Park United Methodist Church at 10:30 a.m., with a reception immediately following in the Great Hall.

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