Star Furniture chairman Melvyn Wolff dies at 86

Melvyn Wolff, a Houston-born businessman who built Star Furniture before selling it to Warren Buffett, died on May 25. He was 86.

“Melvyn had three families – his family, his Star Furniture family, and his dear friends. Each was tied for first place,” President Bill Ward said in a statement. “And, each will miss him, his remarkable presence and enduring contributions to each of them and the greater community. He was and will always be an icon to everyone he touched.”

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