QUICK LINKS: Videos  |  Micromarkets |

Redemption Report

|

Classifieds

|

Buy a Classified Ad

|

Editorial Calendars

|

Circulation Data

|

Downloads

|

Bookstore

|

Date Book

Search:      

Bookmark this site




Issue Date: Vol. 53, No. 3, March 2013, Posted On: 3/11/2013


Vending Veteran And Boxer Frank Gerrard Dies At 90


Emily Jed
Emily@vendingtimes.net
TAGS: Frank Gerrard, Frank Gerrard obituary, Northwood Vending, Walbridge OH, professional boxer, prize fighter, Pat "Spunky" Lowry, vending operator, vending machine industry, vending industry veteran

TOLEDO, OH -- Frank Gerrard died at his home here on March 4. He was 90.

Gerrard had served as vice-president of Northwood Vending, based in Walbridge, OH, a village Wood Count. He also had a 30-year career with Ohio Bell Telephone Co.

Gerrard was a professional boxer in his earlier years. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and served in the South Pacific where he entertained fellow servicemen with boxing exhibitions. He went on to train fighter Pat "Spunky" Lowry, who attained world ranking.

Gerrard is survived by his wife of 69 years, Nyla; sons David, Mark, Paul and Matthew; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.


Topic: Vending Features

Articles:
  • Swyft Inc. Acquires Zoom Systems In Japan With Clients NTT And Proactiv
  • Texas's VendPro Plans To Deploy USAT's EPort Interactive On 1,800 Vending Machines
  • Vengo And All Star Services Team Up To Expand Vending Network In Michigan
  • Mondelez Abandons Hershey Takeover Bid
  • Performance Food Group Reports Q4 And FY 2016 Results: Net Sales Up; Vistar Moves Cases

Copyright © 2016 Vending Times Inc. All rights reserved. 
P: (516) 442-1850 | F: (516) 442-1849 | subscriptions@vendingtimes.net
55 Maple Ave. - Ste. 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570