In the late 1800s, Charles Whitehead started a plumbing business in the back of a grocery store in Frankfort. It was located on St. Clair Street, near the present-day location of the new Franklin County Courthouse.
The business thrived, primarily for two reasons: residents throughout Frankfort and the surrounding area came to trust Whitehead Plumbing, and the use of indoor plumbing was growing throughout the area.
Sometime in the 1930s, Charles Hancock went to work for Mr. Whitehead and in the 1940s he purchased the business, renaming it Whitehead-Hancock Plumbing. Since then, various family members have owned and been involved with the business. More than 100 years later, Whitehead-Hancock Plumbing, Heating & Cooling is owned and operated by Charles’ son Pat and his grandson, Joe. That’s why we can truly say “our family has been serving your family for over 100 years.”