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B&C’s Founder, Bill Bainbridge, Passes Away

B&C is saddened to announce that Bill Bainbridge, our founder, has passed away. He died peacefully at home on January 11, 2021. You can find his obituary here.

Nathan Bainbridge, President of B&C and Bill’s son, said he is humbled and honored to carry on his father’s legacy at B&C. “My father created something very special here at B&C. The team and I will honor his legacy by continuing to serve the aviation community with high quality, innovative products.”

Funeral services for Bill will be held at Petersen Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22nd. The visitation will be from 11 am till the service time. Petersen Funeral Home is located at 215 N. Main, Newton, KS 67114. Due to Coronavirus restrictions, the funeral attendance is limited to immediate family, and current or former employees of B&C.

The funeral service will be livestreamed at bandc.com/funeral.

After the funeral, a graveside service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery at the location indicated on the map below. No restrictions are in place for the graveside service, and all are welcome to attend.