Erickson 50 years

A general motors representative recognizes Erickson GMC, Inc. as a GMC dealer for 50 years with a trophy in this December 2017 photo. From left to right, Eric Erickson, Rex Erickson, Ross Davis (General Motors District Manager) and Neil Erickson.

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REXBURG — A local automotive dealership is celebrating half a century in Madison County.

Erickson GMC was founded 50 years ago by Rex Erickson after he left a job with Pontiac Motor Division. Rex’s son, Neil Erickson, said his dad purchased the dealership in 1967 on Dec. 1 at noon.