An obituary for George Heslep Jr. in the Oct. 31 issue of TIRE BUSINESS listed the incorrect hospital. Mr. Heslep, president and co-owner of Fresno, Calif.-based Mid-State Tire Warehouse Inc., died of cancer Sept. 24 in Sutter Memorial Hospital in Sacramento, Calif. Mr. Heslep began his career in 1959 working at a Goodyear store in Minneapolis. He later worked at a Goodyear store in LaCrosse, Wis., managed a General Tire store in LaCrosse and then managed General stores in Porterville and Fresno, Calif. Mr. Heslep and Robert Huff co-founded Mid-State in 1972, expanding the wholesale operation to three locations.
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