Larry DeMonaco Owner of Timber Creek Contracting
Inc,. met John Murray
on a NWA layover when he tagged along with his
Christine Baker, a flight attendant
going to Omaha on a three day trip for her work.
John Murray was the Captain on that DC9 NWA flight to
Larry, Christine and her crew went to a local
pub for dinner that night and was then introduced to
John and the crew. While
dinner, John learned
(Christine Baker) was a licensed builder/contractor working out
of Michigan and Arizona, then jokingly asked how
would you like to work on a Katrina home in
Mississippi? Larry stated sure. Six days later John called Larry and
asked if he was serious and still willing to
work on his historic house in Gulfport, MS.
hesitation Larry accepted and that's where the
friendship started. Working on the
historic home on and off for over three years,
with supervision and hands-on work, Larry
completed a project that was
started in 2005 by several other contractors
that could not perform quality workmanship.
Working with the
Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Larry and John worked side by completing
the tedious and challenging guide lines
enforced by the MDAH so the house could be
considered once again an historic home.
Today the house is like it was back in 1900 when
it was built. Larry says that John is one
of his best customers he has ever dealt with on
a business and personal level. Larry and
John today are still great friends. Because
of their friendship, John was Larry's Best Man
at his wedding to Christine on 04/20/12.
Larry DeMonaco has over 30 years exp., as a
If you would like to see Larry's work and a lot
more photos of this home and other projects you can visit
Timber Creek's website.
Larry DeMonaco Jr.
Timber Creek Contracting Inc.
Arizona, Michigan and Mississippi
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