George W. Dever Jr., 78, of Mansfield, OH, died June 15. He joined Omni Corporate Services Ltd., a member-owned group purchasing and marketing organization in the plumbing and heating industry, as vice president of marketing in 1987 and remained an integral part of Omni’s team until 2000. He had worked in the plumbing industry since 1955, including many years with U-Brand. He also served with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.

“His presence will be missed by all who knew and loved him,” said Robert D. Hoff, Omni president.