Chairman , Johnston Supply
Peck Johnston, 73, chairman of Johnston Supply, Marion, Ohio, and one of the founding members of buying group WIT & Co., died Oct. 16 of cancer.
Chairman, Kissler & Co.
Gerald Kissler, 74, chairman of plumbing parts vendor Kissler & Co., died from complications of emphysema Oct. 23. He took over the company from his father in the mid-1950s. His sons, Barry and Glenn Kissler, have been running the company since 1993, but he remained active in the business as chairman.