Remembering Billy Wauhop (1943-2020)

It is with deep regret that NCMA announces the passing of Billy Wauhop, who died peacefully at his home in Clayton, North Carolina this past Sunday, January 5, 2020. Billy, who was very active in promoting the use and advancing the technology of concrete masonry with more than 40 years of involvement in the concrete masonry and hardscape industry, was a proud member of NCMA. Not only did he chair, but he was an active member on numerous NCMA committees — Freeze-Thaw Durability, Production Technology and Operations, Recycled Materials, Codes and Standards, Masonry Technical, SRW Technical, and more. He also helped organize many memorable Midyear Meeting golf outings over the years and may be best remembered for his leadership of NCMA’s Political Action Committee where he and his wife, Adella, together created engaging and memorable fundraising PAC receptions. He most recently chaired the task group that organized NCMA’s 100-Year Anniversary Celebration in 2018, the same Midyear Meeting at which he was inducted into the NCMA Hall of Fame and presented with NCMA’s highest recognition, the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Billy is survived by his wife Adella; children Brian Wauhop (wife Amy), Margie Riedel (husband Fred), and John Wauhop; grandchildren Matthew Riedel, Max Wauhop, and Thomas Riedel; and two brothers, Earnest Mitchell Wauhop and David Wauhop.



A visitation will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the MacFadden Funeral Home:

325 Hardwick Street
Belvidere, NJ 07823

A brief visitation hour will be available from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 18, at the Belvidere United Methodist Church in Belvidere, New Jersey; followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m.

Attendees are invited to a Celebration of Life at: Luigi’s Ranch-O, Rt. 46, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. immediately following the memorial service.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to the Belvidere United Methodist Church or:

The Gary Sinise Foundation
PO Box 368
Woodlawn Hills, CA 91365

Published March 5, 2020
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