Residential Practice Began 1931
Right after graduation, as a young man at 16 years of age, Mr. King began a residential roofing practice as a response to the Great Depression.
Robert W. & Eileen King Marry Aug. 12, 1940
This is the original home of Mr. and Mrs. King in Pennsylvania, PA., which Mr. King built for his new bride.
On Leave - WWII 1942
Mr. King took a break from his roofing practice to support the United States of America by proudly serving in the Navy. This picture is Mr. King on leave, while visiting Mrs. King.
King Roofing Company began Operations after WWII
Original R.W. King Roofing Company buildingMr. King officially returned from the war and resumed his residential practice.
King Roofing Transitions - 1960's
King Roofing now provided both residential and commercial roofing systems.
Nelson Braddy, Jr. Joins King Roofing Company 1979
Nelson Braddy, Jr., (Mr. King's son-in-law), joined the company having a mechanical engineering background. His expertise and industry knowledge were extremely beneficial, having worked alongside a well-known European manufacturer of bearings and specialty manufacturing equipment.
King of Texas Roofing is Born -1982
Nelson R. Braddy Jr. launched King of Texas Roofing Company, which provided commercial roofing systems to the DFW area.
Relocation Completed to Texas - 1987
Nelson Braddy closed the Pennsylvania company, and moved all operations to Texas.
King of Texas Roofing Company Added Metal Division - 2016
Due to tremendous growth, King of Texas Roofing Company added the Metal Division in Grand Prairie, Texas.
Sheet Metal Fabrication Facility- 2018
King of Texas Roofing Company purchased the new Sheet Metal Fabrication facility in Grand Prairie, Texas.
Kelly Braddy Van Winkle appointed CEO - 2019
Kelly Braddy Van Winkle (Robert King's only grandchild), was named CEO & President of King of Texas Roofing Company.
King of Texas Roofing Certified WBENC - 2020
King of Texas Roofing Company honored to become a member of the Southwest Region of Women's Business Enterprise National Council and certified as a Woman-Owned Business.