A version of this article appears in print on, on Page A24 of the New York edition with the headline: Bruce Halle, 87, Founder and Chairman of Discount Tire.
Halle and his wife, Diane, in 2012.
Halle had his first customer and a week before he made a sale.
He rented an old plumbing supply building, built countertops, repainted the sign outside and was the stores only employee, serving as tire technician, cleaning crew, salesman and accountant.His original inventory consisted of two new tires and four retreads.Officials at company headquarters, in Scottsdale, Ariz., announced the death but did not specify the cause or say where he died.He opened his second store in 1964 and had seven in Michigan by 1970.Drawing on his fortune from the tire business, they started a philanthropic sunice promo code foundation to christmas gifts for my brother and sister in law aid numerous Arizona editCharley Gallay/Getty Images.Halle is survived by two sons, two daughters, Bruce., a brother, two sisters and seven grandchildren.
Halle, right, with the former race car driver and automotive entrepreneur Roger Penske in 2010.
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It was three days before.
The service is 1st rate!These guys have the best deals in the valley, hands down.In addition to his wife,.Halle started his first tire store in Ann Arbor, Mich., four years after he graduated from Eastern Michigan University scholl express pedi gift set with a degree in business administration.Ranked #2 for automotive shops in Tempe 6 Tips and reviews, filter: tires fish friendly staff, last visit was in June 2013 and service was great, yet again service is outstanding.He also created a scholarship program that has helped more than 2,700 employees children attend college since 2004.Eric moved to another store and Joe helped me out today- fantastic!Discount Tire moved its headquarters to Scottsdale in 1987.Halle and his wife, Diane, started a philanthropic foundation to aid numerous Arizona organizations.According to the magazine, his net worth is more than 5 billion.