RC Willey's 90th Anniversary

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RC Willey's 90th Anniversary celebration

RC Willey is celebrating 90 years in business!

Founded by Rufus Call Willey in 1932, RC Willey has come a long way since the first 20’ x 30’ store in rural Utah. A lot has changed over the past 90 years, but one thing has remained the same—our commitment to help you make your house a home.

Here’s to another 90 years of providing you with superior products, value, and customer experiences!


It may be our anniversary… but the gifts are for you!

Take advantage of our giveaways, 90th Anniversary sale in April, and the promotions we have planned for you all year long. Check back often for the latest ways to celebrate.

Thank you for helping us reach this epic milestone!


We are mindful of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine that is leaving many homeless.

We’d like to thank these partners for joining us in donating to Airbnb, to help them provide emergency housing to Ukrainian refugees.

We appreciate our partners generosity.

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Thank You
AcctCorp of Southern Nevada Appliance Installs Automated Mechanical Certified Installs Colliers Dell Technologies DUMAC Printing & Direct Mail Envirokleen Gines Construction Goffers, LLC Hobson Fabricating Invite Network Loanstar Leasing Manning, Curtis, Bradshaw & Bednar PLLC Moreton & Company STORIS Syringa Network Tilton Pacific Construction


RC Willey through the years


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1932

Beginnings

Rufus Call Willey begins selling appliances out of the back of his red pickup truck.

RC with pickup truck

1950

20’ x 30’ Cinderblock Showroom

R.C. builds the first RC Willey & Sons store next to his home in Syracuse, Utah. He runs power from his home and uses his own 9-person party line to serve customers .

RC with pickup truck

1954

Bill Child Takes Over the Business

After R.C.’s death, Helen Willey RC’s wife asks her son-in-law Bill to take over the business.

RC with pickup truck

1956

Two Brothers Working Together

Sheldon Child joins his brother Bill and the two work together for 40 years.

RC with pickup truck

1969

Grand Opening Murray, Utah

RC Willey expands to Salt Lake County.

RC with pickup truck

1986

Grand Opening Taylorsville, Utah

RC Willey opens on the west side of the Salt Lake Valley.

RC with pickup truck

1990

Grand Opening Orem, Utah

RC Willey opens in Utah, County.

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1991

Grand Opening South Salt Lake, Utah

RC Willey builds a new store in South Salt Lake with a 2-floors of showrooms and corporate offices.

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1995

Berkshire Hathaway Acquires the Company

RC Willey merged with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway inc. assuring a bright future for the company.

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1996

Grand Opening Riverdale, Utah

RC Willey expands to Weber County.

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1997

Grand Opening, Intermountain Distribution Center

RC Willey opens an 860,000 sq. ft. distribution center—the largest warehouse of its kind at the time.

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1999

Grand Opening Meridian, Idaho

RC Willey builds its first store outside of Utah in Meridian, Idaho

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2001

New Leadership

Scott Hymas named as CEO, Curtis Child as CFO, and Jeffrey Child as President.

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2001

Grand Opening Henderson, Nevada

RC Willey opens in the Las Vegas Suburb of Henderson

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2001

Digital Horizons

RC Willey begins serving customers online with rcwilley.com.

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2003

Grand Opening Summerlin, Nevada

A 2nd Las Vegas Valley RC Willey opens to accommodate demand.

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2005

Grand Opening Reno, Nevada

RC Willey opens in Reno, Nevada

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2006

Grand Opening Rocklin, California

RC Willey opens its first location in California

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2014

Grand Opening Draper, Utah

RC Willey opens a 2-level store with 150,000 sq. Ft. of shopping in the Salt Lake Valley

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2015

Grand Opening Orem, Utah

RC Willey moves into a flagship location at the University Place Mall

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2018

Grand Opening Sacramento, California

Located in the Delta Shores shopping center, RC Willey opens a 2nd Sacramento area location.

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2020

Grand Opening Layton, Utah

RC Willey opens a new 150,000 sq. ft. showroom in Davis County, Utah

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2022

Celebrating 90 Years In Business

Here’s to another 90 years of providing you with superior products, value, and customer experiences!


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