CLARKSVILLE, IN — Charles Thomas “Tom” Westray, founder and president of wood veneer sheet manufacturer SR Wood Inc., passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2009.

Westray, alongside his father, C.L. Westray, founded SR Wood in 1971 and was instrumental in introducing continuous-roll veneer edgebanding, two-ply wood veneer sheets and wood veneer sheets backed with pressure sensitive adhesive to the market, according to SR Wood.

He is survived by his wife Chris, four daughters Cheryl, Susan, Stacy and Audrey, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorial gifts may be made to the American Diabetes Assn.


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