IRONY AS ROOF-INDUSTRY MAGNATE FALLS THROUGH OWN ROOF, DIES
Friday, December 21st, 2007 -- 2:35 PMIt is a tragically ironic story. A billionaire who made his money in the roofing industry died after falling through his roof.
The Rock County Sheriff's Department says 66-year-old Ken Hendricks was checking on construction on his roof Thursday around 10 p.m. and fell through.
Hendricks was the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of ABC Supply. The roofing company does about $3 billion in business a year.
He is believed to be the third richest person in Wisconsin.
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