Mr. Paul Eberhart (1911 – 1982)
Mr. Eberhart founded Eberhart Sign & Lighting Company during the height of the Great Depression in 1936. He built the company upon a foundation of hard work and honest relationships. His uniquely designed and creative signs were featured in ‘Signs of the Times’ – a national sign trade publication. Mr. Eberhart worked in the sign industry for 53 years until his death in 1982.
Mr. Ron Eberhart (1946 - )
Mr. Eberhart was the second generation professional of the distinguished Eberhart Sign & Lighting Company who was active in the business since 1970. He and his wife, Monica (Nee Arand, 1947-2010), purchased the business from Ron’s parents in 1977. They continued the Eberhart tradition of “value, quality, and dependability” acting as the President and Secretary/Treasurer. Mr. Eberhart worked diligently in the business until his retirement in June of 2012 when he sold the business to Edwardsville native Sue Shepard Schmidt.