The family of John William Bacon announced his passing on Nov. 13 at the age of 84.
A native of San Mateo, California, Bacon was a lifelong resident of the San Francisco Bay area whose lumber-industry career began in the early 1950s at San Bruno Lumber Company.
He later purchased South City Lumber & Supply, Economy Lumber Company of Oakland, and Piedmont Lumber.
He died at his home in Atherton, California. He is survived by his wife, Lynn; seven children, 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.