Founder C. J. ComptonDecember 21, 1928 – April 19, 2012
Founded CJ Compton Plumbing and Heating, Inc. 1972
Generations of hard work and dedication with a vision for the future…
With one plumber and one helper, C. J. Compton established C. J. Compton Plumbing and Heating, Inc. in 1972. C. J. gained his experience from prior employers like American Plumbing and Heating, Freeman Heating and Garrett & Son Plumbing. In 1986, C. J. acquired the Mechanical Contractors Plumbing Unlimited Classification. This achievement opened the door of opportunity to a greater spectrum of work.
C. J. and his wife Frances were married over 58 years. They are very family oriented and believe in a strong family unit. They have three children, nine grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. The two sons, Michael and Mark have been actively involved in the company since childhood. C.J. and Frances’ daughter, Cindy, joined the company in 1992. Michael has the primary duty of working closely with the general contractors estimating and acquiring the projects for C. J. Compton Plumbing and Heating. Mark holds his South Carolina Mechanical Contractors Plumbing license. Mark works with the general contractors and C. J. Compton Plumbing and Heating employees to ensure the job site is ran efficiently. Cindy is accounting and human resources.There is also a third generation. Kevin, Michael’s son, has gained the knowledge of the plumbing field and holds his South Carolina General Contractors Utility License and his South Carolina Mechanical Plumbing License. Kevin is also trained on the CAD system. Derrick and Dustin, Mark’s sons, joined C. J. Compton Plumbing and Heating and are both working in the field of plumbing, welding and process piping. Derrick holds his South Carolina Mechanical Contractors Air Conditioning and Heating License, Process Piping License and South Carolina General Contractors Boiler License. Dustin holds his South Carolina Mechanical Contractors Plumbing License.
By having knowledgeable employees and the equipment to work with, C. J. Compton Plumbing and Heating is a very diverse company that offers its services to residential, commercial, industrial, and healthcare customers in the Spartanburg and surrounding areas through plumbing, process piping, water, sewer and storm drain installation and repair and can service all your HVAC needs. We are certified to install medical gas piping as prescribed by the ASSC 6010 Standard.
The key to C. J. Compton’s success was hard work, dedication and above all, fairness and honesty to his customers. This same legacy of character is used today with C. J. Compton Plumbing and Heating.