08/26/2021 At 96, Stanley Rich retires Long career at Jeffries Do it Best earns a mayoral proclamation. HBSDealer Staff Stanley Rich The week of Aug. 16-22 was officially proclaimed by the mayor of Columbia, Ky., as “Stanley Rich Week” in honor of 96-year-old Stanley Rich’s career serving customers at Jeffries Do it Best Hardware. Rich retired in August after a long career during which he displayed strong work ethic and desire to serve the community. The official proclamation, from Mayor Pamela Hoots of Columbia reads: Whereas, Stanley Rich will be officially retiring from Jeffries Hardware this week; Whereas, the City of Columbia would like to recognize him for his contributions to our community; Whereas, we want to recognize Stanley Rich for his work ethic; Whereas, the City of Columbia would like to thank him for his service to our country; Therefore, the week of August 16-22, 2021, is being proclaimed as Stanley Rich Week in Columbia. Rich began his hardware career at at Jeffries back in 1974, working throughout the store including the hardware and electrical aisles. Rich, front row middle, with the Jeffries team.