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Stanley R. Navas

January 1, 2019

President Concrete Pipe & Products, Inc. (Retired) (Deceased) – Richmond, Virginia

Stanley R. Navas was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and is a 1941 distinguished graduate of Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia. He entered the United States Army as Second Lieutenant Infantry in December, 1941 serving in the European Theatre and in North Africa, retiring in October, 1945 because of wounds received in action. He then joined Concrete Pipe & Products, Inc. as an engineer and in December, 1949 was elected President of the company. Under his guidance the company has grown from one plant in Richmond, Virginia to a twenty-one plant enterprise operating in the states of Virginia, Maryland, Texas and California. He has been active in his community as Chairman of the Richmond Metropolitan Area United Givers Campaign and Director and Executive Committee Member, Richmond United Way. He is Past President and Director, Virginia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers and of the South Richmond/Chesterfield Branch YMCA. He is Past Secretary/Treasurer and Director, Virginia Manufacturers Association and Past President of both the Virginia/Maryland Concrete Pipe Association and Virginia Concrete Masonry Association. He has participated actively in the affairs of the Virginia Military Institute Alumni Association. “Have the guts, energy and imagination to follow and fight for your dream.”