‘Empire Carpet Man’ Elmer Lynn Hauldren dead at age 89

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Rest in Peace. Watching Cubs games as a kid I probably say his Empire Carpet commercials hundreds of times. Everyone who grew up near Chicago remembers the jingle instantly.

Once more for old time’s sake: 588-2300 EMPIIIIIRE.

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