Willis "Pop" Eagleton McCorvey meets Minnie Lee Massingill and marries her. Together they had Edith, Elwood, Allan, Margaret, Raymond, and Josephine.
McCorvey Sheet Metal Works, LP. was established in Macon, Georgia by Willis "Pop" Eagleton McCorvey. Later that year, he moved to Jacksonville, Florida.
Willis moved the company to Dallas, Texas. Like all companies during "The Great Depression," it was a struggle to stay in business. Willis moved the company to San Antonio, Corpus Christi, and Victoria, Texas in search of work.
From left to right Raymond "Pa Pa" McCorvey, Allan McCorvey, and Elwood McCorvey.
Willis and his apprentice, Raymond McCorvey.
Willis and Raymond re-established the business in Houston, Texas. Setting up shop in the Galena Park area, he specialized in making terminate shields, gable louvers, repairing trash cans, and replacing the tops of automobiles.
The beginning of our fleet and our first driver, Jesse.
McCorvey Sheet Metal started manufacturing ductwork.
Raymond marries the love of his life, Pauline Swayze. Together they have Tony Sr., Robert, and Carla.
Moved the shop to 1907 Avenue G from left to right is Allan, Raymond, and Willis.
First sign on the Galena Park Warehouse.
Raymond McCorvey designed and Elwood McCorvey built the first straight duct machine, which was copied by Engel Manufacturing and Iowa Precision.
Jimmy Smith becomes the first non-McCorvey family member to become a Vice President.
Tony McCorvey Sr. marries Kathy Isenblitter. Together they have Kristal, Tony Jr., and Charlie.
Shop expanded over 100,000 square feet.
Sold first multi-million dollar project, Memorial Baptist Hospital; later changed to Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.
Tony McCorvey Sr. becomes Vice President. From left to right, Pauline McCorvey, Raymond McCorvey, Vice President Jimmy Smith, and Vice President Tony McCorvey Sr.
Tony McCorvey Sr. becomes President.
Tony Sr. and Robert McCorvey receive partial ownership.
First plasma purchased.
Tim McCorvey and Larry McNease become Vice Presidents.
Tony Sr. and Robert purchased complete ownership from their father, Raymond McCorvey. From left to right, Pauline, Robert, Raymond, Tony Sr., and their sister Carla.
Minute Maid Park construction. From left to right, Jason McCorvey (Robert's son), Kristal McCorvey Crites (Tony Sr.'s daughter), and Jimmy Smith.
Kristal McCorvey Crites graduates college and starts her career with McCorvey Sheet Metal by leading the Accounting Department.
Tony McCorvey Jr. graduates college and starts his career with McCorvey Sheet Metal by assisting the Shop Superintendent, Billy Ware, for one year.
Tony Sr. becomes the sole owner. Pictured is Robert receiving his last check and signing paperwork with Tony Sr.
Elwood, Allan, and Raymond return to the shop. Starting from top left to right, Tim McCorvey (Allan's son), Allan, Raymond, Elwood, Tony Sr., Kristal, and Donald McCorvey. Bottom left to right, Robert, Allen Craig (Carla McCorvey Craig's son), Tony Jr., and Charlie McCorvey.
Tony Sr. purchases 8610 Wallisville and begins to prep the building for the move from Galena Park. We added overhead cranes, a drive-through, and a mechanic shop, and built more offices.
Tony Sr. marries Mitzy Shaw. Pictured from bottom left to right are Travis Crites, Kristal McCorvey Crites holding Kennedy Crites, Mitzy McCorvey holding McKenna Ratliff, and Brian Ratliff. Pictured from top left to right are Charlie McCorvey, Tony McCorvey Jr., Matt Thornton, Tony McCorvey Sr., and Brandi Ratliff holding Barrett Ratliff.
Billy Ware, our Shop Superintendent, becomes Vice President. Pictured are Billy, his wife, Ginger, and Jimmy Smith.
Charlie McCorvey graduates college and starts his post-graduate career with McCorvey Sheet Metal.
McCorvey moves from Galena Park to 8610 Wallisville.
McCorvey opens an office and storage warehouse in Dallas, Texas.
McCorvey expands first-floor offices in Houston to gain more offices for our detailing needs.
McCorvey purchases a manufacturing facility in Orlando and begins to layout the offices and all the equipment.
Kristal McCorvey Crites becomes Chief Financial Officer of McCorvey Companies.
Tommy Baxter becomes Vice President of Business Development.
McCorvey adds second floor to Houston offices.
Tony Jr. transitions to McCorvey Companies mechanical branch. Mike Ball and Charlie McCorvey become Executive Vice Presidents.
BJ Wilson becomes Vice President and relocates to lead our Florida operations.
McCorvey opens up offices in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Brandon Ray becomes Vice President - Director of Technology.