Charles Revere, president of Revere Gas, died Monday in his Hartfield, Va., home at age 76.
Revere was a spokesperson for the propane industry for more than 50 years. He was known for sharing his opinions and wisdom about the industry at meetings and events. This year, he entered the LP Gas Hall of Fame. He also received the National Propane Gas Association’s (NPGA) Distinguished Service Award last year.
Revere served as NPGA board president from 1999 to 2000. During his time as president, he encouraged marketer participation and helped improve the relationship between NPGA and the Propane Education & Research Council. He also played a pivotal role in industry negotiations with the Department of Transportation on excess flow protection regulations in 1997. His work on the rule helped to increase industry safety. Additionally, Revere held leadership positions in the Virginia Propane Gas Association.