In Loving Memory
Whether driving routes on garbage trucks, delivering portable sanitation units, or working in the offices and repair shops, the men and women of our industry serve important roles and are very special people. Together, let's honor the memory of those fallen heros who have served the waste industry by our side. If someone in your company has passed away and you would like to honor them, please fill out the form below. The sanitation community joins you in honoring the employees and co-workers of your company who have passed before us.
Ronald Deffenbaugh, Sr Company: Deffenbaugh Industries Years of Service: 50+ Comments: Ronald D. Deffenbaugh, Sr 1941 – 2014 Well-known businessman and philanthropist Ronald D. Deffenbaugh, Sr. died on August 28, 2014. He was 73. Ron built one of the largest waste management companies in the country starting with a single trash truck at the age … Read more
Marcio Da Silva Company: Winter Brothers Waste Systems Years of Service: 21 Comments: Marcio F. Da Silva March 27, 1957 – May 13, 2015 DaSilva was a 21-year veteran of the transfer station, which Winter Brothers Waste Systems purchased in 2011. “We’re tremendously saddened by his passing and by the circumstances that resulted in his … Read more
Melvin Stewart Company: Loadmaster / City Tank Years of Service: 35 Comments: Melvin Edward Stewart was born Jan. 01, 1923 and Passed on to be with our lord on Feb 22, 1994. During Mel’s lifetime he was honored to serve the United States in the Pacific as a Marine during WW-II. Mel married Betty Jane … Read more
Carl Siebert Company: Arwood Waste & Demolition Years of Service: 3 Comments: Arwood Waste lost one of our dedicated employees. Carl Siebert was reliable, hard-working and kind. We are grateful for the time he worked for us and are grieved at the loss of his life. We pray that his family is comforted by God’s … Read more
Eugene Bembry Company: Arwood Waste Years of Service: 13 Comments: BEMBRY Eugene Bembry, age 66, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at his home. Mr. Bembry was born in Baker County FL to the late James Thomas Bembry and Sallie Elizabeth Dowling Bembry on April 24, 1942. Eugene was recently retired from … Read more