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IN MEMORIAM Remembering Robert Knox, W.S. Bellows Construction Corp. Remembering Bradford Jefferson Burton, Burton Construction Robert Knox, a 38-year Construction Superintendent with W.S. Bellows Construction Corp. passed away on July 7, 2015. Mr. Knox retired in September 2009 and had worked on numerous Houston landmarks such as the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Audrey Jones Beck Building, Fannin Service Center, and Parking Garage; Compaq Computer Corporation's Enterprise Operations Center Phase III; several building facilities for Texas Children's Hospital; the First City Tower Lobby, Plaza and Mall renovations; Hermann Hospital, new Pavilion Mock-Up; renovations at Two and Four Greenspoint, and many other construction projects. A memorial service to celebrate his life was held on July 11, 2015 at Unity Baptist Church in Porter, Texas. AGC Houston extends its sincere condolences to Robert Knox's family, friends and all those who loved working by his side. Bradford Jefferson Burton, Burton Con- struction, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 11, 2015. Brad spent more than 35 years in the construction industry and was very well versed in all aspects of construction. He started his career with The Pence Construction Corporation followed by Gerhart/Vaughn Construction, The Pinkerton and Laur Company and E.E. Reed Construction. In 2004, Brad formed Burton Construction. Brad's portfolio included numerous projects throughout Texas - -including the Houston, Dallas and San Antonio metro areas, Maryland, Virginia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. While not a member of our chapter, AGC Houston recognized his contribution to the commercial construction industry and we send our s- ympathies to his family, friends and -colleagues. Remembering John English, SpawGlass Construction Corp. It is with great sadness that AGC Houston learned of the sudden passing of John English, a dedicated employee of SpawGlass Construction Corp. for 41 years until his recent retirement in December 2014. John was proud to be one of the 10 original stockholders of the Texas-based general contractor. Although born in New York, English and his family moved to Houston in his early years, and he graduated from Bellaire High School in 1969, later graduating from Florida International University. John and his wife of 33 years, Sherry, were blessed with many friends, and they loved to travel and spend time with their children and grandchildren. A memorial service was held Monday, July 20, at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church with gravesite service directly following at Memorial Oaks Cemetery, 13001 Katy Freeway. Many in our industry grieve his loss. We send our deepest sympathies to his family and all those 279199_Schnabel.qxd ■ 4/7/06 who worked by his side at SpawGlass Construction Corp. 10:24 AM Page 1 Schnabel FOUNDATION COMPANY Earth Retention Systems and Specialty Foundations Bob Kaczmarek VP SALES & MARKETING Ernest D. Brandl Vice President 10101A Stafford Centre Dr. Stafford, TX 77477 Fall 2015 1 757724_Firetron.indd phone: (281) 499-1500 fax: (281) 499-3711 DID: (281) 403-4202 cell: (281) 831-8519 7/23/15 5:49 PM 11221 Richmond Avenue, Suite C101 Houston, TX 77082 (281) 531-1103 Fax: (281) 531-7539 17

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Cornerstone - Fall 2015

From the Chairman of the Board, Bill Scott, III
From the President/CEO, Jerry Nevlud
Big Money for Contractors and Other Victories for the Commercial Construction Industry
Best Practices: Look Before You Leap – HR Advice on Knowing the Whole Story
In Memoriam: Remembering AGC Houston Members
Midyear Meeting Recognizes Excellence in Safety
AGC Houston Members Recognized at Texas Building Branch 2015 Convention
Committed to Safety
Past Events
Member News
C3 Hosts Town Hall Meeting for Specialty Contractors
Index of Advertisers/

Cornerstone - Fall 2015