[Rest in Peace][link]. 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.
[link]: http://www.suntimes.com/5053412-417/empire-carpet-man-elmer-lynn-hauldren-dead-at-age-89.html “‘Empire Carpet Man’ Elmer Lynn Hauldren dead at age 89 – Chicago Sun-Times”