John Neil Byrnes, age 75, died peacefully on June 4, 2016, at Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca, SC.
While one of John’s early aspirations was to be “the best auto mechanic there ever was,” he quickly learned that he was an excellent salesman. His success soon translated into starting his own hardwood flooring business, Floors, Inc. Thirty-six years after starting that business, John was inducted into the Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association Hall of Fame—an honor he was incredibly proud to receive.
MFMA offers five annual scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each for secondary, advanced or trade school education. Applicants are considered based on academic, field of study and written essay responses. Applications will be reviewed by the MFMA SportsFloor Contractor Advisory Council and are approved by the MFMA Board of Directors.
It may be retired, but its work isn’t done just yet.
The hardwood court that has played home to a number of Milwaukee Bucks games will soon find its new home in Tbilisi, Georgia thanks to the work of NBA player Zaza Pachulia and Mercer, Wis.-based Action Floor Systems.
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