Genuine Parts honors the late Wilton Looney and Larry Prince with a garden

Had he lived 11 more months, Wilton Looney would have celebrated his 100thbirthday on April 18.Looney became president of Genuine Parts in 1955 before becoming its CEO six years later – remaining in that role until his retirement in 1990.He was succeeded by Larry Prince, who served as CEO of the Fortune 500 company’ until 2005.Tragically, Prince died of cancer on March 5, 2019 at the relatively young age of 80.