Founder and retired chairman of Disney Tire Co., Paul Disney, passed away on Nov. 21. He was 83.
Co-founded with his father and later managed with his sons, Louisville, Ky.-based Disney Tire Co. also became a pioneer in private branding tires. Disney was heavily involved in the creation of a number of national private brands.
He is survived by his wife, Jane; sons, Paul E. III and Stephen Disney; and five grandchildren.