M. Dennis Jones

Elected:           April 14, 2000 Inducted:        September 22, 2000 A native of the northwest, Denny and his wife Shirley have raised 6 children and presently have 17 grandchildren.  Since Denny has traveled extensively throughout the United States assisting others in the industry, he enjoys many friends throughout the country.             Denny entered the towing and recovery industry…

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Leonard W. Schultz

Elected:           April 14, 2000 Inducted:        September 22, 2000 Leonard Schultz and his wife Eileen were married in 1954 and between them had eight children, three of whom now work in the family business.  Eileen died in 1989 and Leonard re-married Karen in 1992. The story of Leonard Schultz is very similar to the stories of…

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Larry G. Cernosek

Elected:           April 14, 2000 Inducted:        September 22, 2000 Larry G. Cernosek was born in 1953 in Houston, Texas.  He has been married to his wife Linda for 22 years.  Together they have three children, Josh 27, Lance and Leah age 10.  The two boys, Josh and Lance, are already becoming involved in the family business…

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Janetta R. Bowman

Elected:           April 14, 2000 Inducted:        September 22, 2000 Janetta R. Bowman was born in Cadiz, Kentucky in 1947.  She came into the towing and recovery business through her marriage to Arden Bowman, Jr., whose parents owned and operated a wrecker service in Nashville, Tennessee. Soon after her marriage to Arden, Janetta assumed responsibility for the…

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Evelyn M. Harden

Elected:           April 14, 2000 Inducted:        September 22, 2000 Evelyn and Jim Harden were married in December, 1961 and together they have raised two children, Cheri and Randy, although Cheri was lost to leukemia in 1977 at the age of 14 ½.  Today, Randy is active in the family business, allowing Evelyn to pursue a variety…

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Andrew A. Hovanes, Jr.

Elected:           April 14, 2000 Inducted:        September 22, 2000 Andy, Jr. never married so has had no children, however is close to his brothers Steve and Jerry who are also his business partners. Andy, Jr. was literally born and raised in the towing & recovery industry, pumping gas at 10 and driving a tow truck at…

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