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Obituary: Retailer Bernie Krantz, 69

A memorial service was held at the Jewish Tower in Atlanta on June 28 for Bernard (Bernie) L. Krantz.

ATLANTA — A memorial service was held at the Jewish Tower here on June 28 for Bernard (Bernie) L. Krantz, 69, who died June 19.

Krantz, who was a retailer most of his life, was a familiar face at Atlanta men’s wear shows. He was general manager for local discount chain, Buckhead Apparel, and later had his own showroom in the Atlanta Merchandise Mart, where he represented various manufacturers. Earlier in his career, he also worked for Allied Stores and Proffitt’s.

He is survived by a brother Allan, and two nephews, Adam and Ned Krantz.