Gary Wayne London
Gary London graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University and began his career as a refrigeration service and installation technician at AAA Refrigeration before moving on to become a plumbing and HVAC apprentice at L&S Mechanical Contractors in Oklahoma. He quickly advanced at L&S, becoming a Foreman (HVAC) and then a Plumbing and HVAC Estimator. In 1986, he was selected to open a new branch in Manassas, Virginia.
Gary served as Vice President of Acme Mechanical Contractor’s Virginia branch until 2000, when it evolved into Acme Mechanical Contractors of Virginia. Having worked for L&S Contractors (ACME Mechanical Contractors) for thirty years, Gary began his time with Acme Mechanical Contractors of Virginia in 2000 as President and remained so until 2013. Gary passed away in April 2013 at age 60. Surviving him are his loving wife of 28 years Marleta London; his sons Michael London and family of Mustang, OK; Kevin London and family of Manassas, VA; Chris Miller and family of Arlington, VA; his mother Kathy Lane of Oklahoma City, OK; his father Elwood London of Montrose, CO; and his brother Ron London of Albuquerque, NM.
An avid fisherman, Gary loved his boat and completed the steps required to achieve a U.S. Coast Guard Captain’s License. He also owned and piloted his own plane. He was chairman of a buildings and grounds committee at Emmanuel Baptist Church and worked with the youth at the church. He also volunteered time and resources to the Bahamas Methodist Habitat.