obituary

Frank Hagerty in the 1948 Ford he dreamed of owning — a "Sleeping Bear Dunesmobile — following the 2014 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance.

Hagerty insurance co-founder Frank Hagerty passes away at 79

Frank Hagerty impacted the classic wooden boat, car hobbies TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (March 19, 2014) – Hagerty announced today that co-founder Frank Hagerty passed away yesterday at age 79 at his home after a battle with cancer. Frank’s belief that vintage wooden boats were much more than just “floating pieces of firewood filled with...

Bob Stevens (left) and his sister Carol (right) had a good time talking to Ford historian David Lewis at the St. Ignace car show in June 2002.

Beloved Cars & Parts editor Bob Stevens dies

By John Gunnell Former Cars & Parts magazine editor Robert J. Stevens, 68, passed away Jan. 1, 2014, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney, Ohio. Best known as Bob Stevens to thousands of old car hobbyists, he was a resident of Sidney. He was born on July 25, 1945, in Detroit, Mich., and burial...