John Cowan, general manager of King Trailers, died Aug. 24. He was 62 and had battled cancer.
“His leadership provided the company with unprecedented growth with his determination that customer service is paramount. John will be remembered for his honesty and integrity,” the company said in a statement.
Manfred Bleisteiner, who had worked closely with Cowan for many years, has been named general manager.
King Trailers is based in Marysville, Wash.