From the Lake City Journal, Feb. 25th, 2006:
The [Florida Transportation Builders Association] Hall of Fame has been established to honor, preserve and perpetuate the outstanding accomplishments and contributions of individuals who have brought and continue to bring significant recognition to the state of Florida in the field of transportation construction.
Willard R. Elsberry
A native Floridian, Mr. Elsberry was born and grew up in the rural community of Wimauma, in southeast Hillsborough County. He is a graduate of the University of Florida. Mr. Elsberry and his wife, Margaret, reside in Lakeland where he is president and treasurer of Superior Paving, Inc., a position he has held since 1965. Mr. Elsberry, a Certified Public Accountant, has worked tirelessly to promote the transportation industry. He has served as Chairman and board member of the FTBA, American Road and Transportation Board board member and as a director and treasurer of the Asphalt Contractors Association of Florida. He has been an active member of his community by volunteering his services to many organizations including the Heart of Florida Girl Scout Council, United Way of Greater Lakeland and as chairman of the Board of Trustees, Florida Annual Conference, The United Methodist Church.
Way to go, Dad!