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Founder of ABC Supply dies in accident at home

Ken Hendricks, founder, chairman and CEO of ABC Supply, passed away in the early morning hours of Dec. 21 after falling from a construction site at his home. Hendricks was 66 years old.

The cause of death was a massive head injury. Hendricks died in surgery following the accident on Thursday evening.

Hendricks started his career as a roofer and went on to found the industry’s largest distributor of roofing materials, with 390 locations in 46 states. Headquartered in Beloit, Wis., ABC Supply also distributes siding, windows and other exterior building materials. The company ranked fifth on HCN’s Top 350 Pro Dealer scoreboard in 2007.

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