Charles Villyard of OK! Salesin Moore, OK, retired in January after 50 years in the plumbing industry, according to his son, Sam Villyard. He started with Amoco in the late 1960s selling plastic pipe and fittings. He was rep to Cash Acme for more than 30 years. His most recent line card included In-Sink-Erator, IPS, Mansfield, Pasco, CPI, Danze, Church Seats, Omega Flex, Fernco, Teka, Watts and Rheem. He taught his son “to be successful in business you have to eat like a bird and leave a trail like an elephant.” He can be contacted via e-mail at