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JKB Tire Co. Founder Dies

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Jack Paton, owner of Export, Pa.-based JKB Tire Co., has died. He was 90 years old.

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Paton was born June 17, 1925, in Sewickley, Pa., and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII.

Paton founded JKB Tire Co. in 1980 as a wholesale business and moved into retail in 1984. He was owner for more than 27 years.

A longtime Murrysville, Pa., resident, Paton also founded the Murrysville Swim Club and was a founding member of the Murrysville Telephone Co.

Paton was preceded in death by his wife, Eve, in 2013 and his daughter, Deborah, in 2016.

He is survived by his daughter, Pamela; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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