E-Z Parking said Monday that its “senior leaders will be managing the transition” following the sudden death of company co-founder Jeff Feemster last week.
Feemster, 52, died of a heart attack Friday. He co-founded the company in 1998 with former Mayor Patrick Cannon, who is serving a federal prison sentence for corruption after pleading guilty to taking bribes last year.
In a statement, E-Z Parking officials wrote that Feemster “was an exceptional family man, businessman, mentor and friend.”
“His talent, patience and leadership will leave a lasting imprint on our company and everyone he has known. He will be deeply missed,” the company’s statement said.
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In December 2014 Feemster said Cannon no longer had any ownership in the company and that E-Z Parking would move past the former mayor’s misdeeds. Investigators did not say Cannon’s crimes involved the company.