Former president and chairman of the board of Automatic Merchandising Systems Inc. (AMS), Roy Steeley died March 16 of natural causes. He was 93 years old. A memorial service will be held on March 27 at the Covenant Church in Sherpherdstown, W.Va. The family asks in lieu of flowers, that memorial contributions be made to the Hospice of The Panhandle in Martinsburg, W.Va.
“We here at AMS have truly been blessed to have worked with this amazing industry leader,” Sharon Shull, president of AMS said in a prepared statement. “From Dixie-Narco to Royal Vendors and through AMS he was an inspiration to us all, constantly challenging us to do better and to have fun doing it.”