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Chairman Don Stallings Inducted Into Twin County Hall of Fame


L to R: Jessica Evans, Billie Stallings, Connor Evans, Don Stallings, and Herb Evans

Congratulations to Chairman Don Stallings, recently inducted into the Twin County Hall of Fame at their recent induction banquet held on November 4, 2021, in Rocky Mount, NC. Mr. Stallings' recognition profile is provided below.

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Don Stallings is a Rocky Mount native through and through, but is a citizen of the nation. He played football at Rocky Mount Senior High and at UNC Chapel Hill and then a year professionally with the Washington Redskins after which he came home to run the family business for his ill father.


He is married to the former Billie Jones of Kinston, NC and their son, Herb, is Vice Chairman of Eagle Transport Corporation. Their son, Eddie, died of congenital heart condition in 2004, which inspired them to help others by creating the Don and Billie Stallings Adult Congenital Heart Clinic at UNC.


Don is Chairman of Stallings Oil Company and in 1968 created Eagle Transport Corporation, which is one of the top three petroleum carriers by volume in the nation, operating over 400 units through 27 terminals. Stallings has been very active with the University of North Carolina, his community and professional trade organizations.


He is a former chairman of the National Association of Truckstop Operators. A former board member of the NC Petroleum Marketers Association, he has also served on the boards of the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce, the Rocky Mount YMCA and Communities in Schools. Don also served on the UNC Board of Trustees from 2001 to 2009.


Don enjoys hunting, fishing, golf and UNC and Carolina football games. He and Billie travel extensively throughout the U.S. and have visited over 80 countries.


Leadership Roles:

  • UNC Board of Trustees 2001-2009

  • UNC Athletic Council

  • Chairman, UNC Educational Foundation (Rams Club)

  • University of North Carolina Alumni Board

  • NC Wesleyan College Board of Trustees, Executive Committee

  • Council of Texaco Wholesalers

  • Board of the National Tank Truck Carriers

  • Rocky Mount Area Community Foundation

  • YMCA Advisory Board

Accomplishments:

  • Don and Billie Stallings Adult Congenital Heart Clinic at UNC

  • Stallings-Evans Sports Medicine Complex at UNC

  • Boy Scout Man of the Year

  • Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce



Check out the Around Town Legacy Series with Don Stallings