MADA reports the passing of Robert Bell of the Bob Bell Automotive Group. Mr. Bell, a former MADA Board member and TIME Magazine Quality Dealer of the Year nominee and finalist, was a true leader in our local industry.
Sam Weaver, Sr.
It is with sadness that MADA announces the passing of Sam Weaver, Sr. He died the morning of April 6, 2011 at the Kline Hospice House of complications arising from Lewy Body Dementia. He was 78.
Sam Sr. was a career automobile man, having spent 51 years at Chevy Chase Chevrolet specializing in truck sales. He earned numerous awards and recognitions including being one of the nation’s top 10 Chevrolet truck salesman. He was credited with starting Chevy Chase’s first truck department which grew and prospered under his leadership of more than 20 years. He retired at age 75 and never stopped worrying about his customer’s automotive needs until the end. He is a true legend in the automotive industry.
Sam is survived by his wife of 59 years, Doris. Three children, Terry, Linda and Sam, Jr., four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many other family members, friends and customers.