Six inducted as class of 2013

Six propane pioneers were enshrined April 12, 2013, into the LP Gas Hall of Fame during the second annual induction ceremony at The Ritz-Carlton in Atlanta. The six men inducted were:

  • Eugene V.N. Bissell, AmeriGas2013_4457-web
  • Ronald “Zane” Chastain, LP Gas Magazine
  • William C. Hill, Pargas
  • Herbert V. Hills, IMPCO
  • Walter H. Johnson, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association
  • Robert B. Nicholson, Eastern Propane Corp.

About 100 retailers, manufacturers and allied trade representatives attended the event. Bissell and Nicholson were on hand with their families.

Bob Mayer of Blossman Gas accepted the hall of fame honor on behalf of Chastain; LP Gas accepted on behalf of the late Hill; Bob and Patty Eggink of Gann Products represented the late Hills; and NPGA’s Bruce Swiecicki accepted on behalf of Johnson.

Chastain and Johnson were unable to attend.