Atlanta Attachment’s Wendell Piper dies at 64

G. Wendell Piper, president and chief executive officer of machinery supplier Atlanta Attachment, died Feb. 22 at age 64.

Piper served as president of Adler America/Durkopp Adler for 12 years and was president and CEO of Atlanta Attachment for the past 13 years.

“Mr. Piper had a very diverse and successful career in the sewn products industry and will be greatly missed,” said Elvin Price, chairman of Atlanta Attachment in Lawrenceville, Ga.

Piper, a native of the Atlanta area, was a member of the First Baptist Church of Snellville and the Lawrenceville Rotary Club. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy; brothers–in–law John M. Connally and Charles Connally; sister–in–law Betty Jo Smith; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Feb. 25 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home in Snellville, Ga.

 

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