Herb and Betty Colker of West Virginia Electric Supply set the standard by which the company still operates Chris Harris/Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Herb and Betty Colker of West Virginia Electric Supply set the standard by which the company still operates.

Local Paper Profiles W.Va. Electric's Colker Family

A story in this weekend’s Herald-Dispatch from Huntington, W.Va., profiles the history of West Virginia Electric Supply and the involvement of various members of the Colker family in building the business and keeping it going through countless challenges ranging from an historic flood to the Great Depression and WWII to a catastrophic fire and the demolition of a nearby bridge that forced a move to its present location.

In an interview with Jared Colker, president of

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