Robert "Tom" Clopton
Robert "Tom" Clopton, age 79, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Magnolia, passed away, Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Baptist Health Hardin. He was the Founder and CEO Tekno, Inc in Cave City. Some of Tom's many awards include, '94, '95 and '96, Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S.; Manufacturing Entrepreneur of the Year '96 by Business First of Greater Louisville; Kentucky Small Business Person of the Year '97 by U.S. Small Business Administration and he and Muhammed Ali were awarded 2 out of the 5 Most Outstanding Kentuckian Awards by the Louisville Chamber of Commerce and Techno Awards. Tom held nearly 40 patents with US Patent Office; worked at American Saw & Tool,...