LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. (May 12, 2016) — Robert “Bob” Slagle, owner, founder and CEO of S&S Tire Co., died May 8 at age 76.
Mr. Slagle founded S&S Tire in Peoria, Ariz., in 1976. Ten years later the company acquired "Good Tires” in Goodyear, Ariz., and rebranded it as an S&S location. The dealership opened a third store in Surprise, Ariz. in 1998.
In addition to serving the community through his business, Mr. Slagel was active in leadership roles throughout his lifetime.
His accomplishments included:Independent Tire Dealers Group (ITDG), Captive Insurance board president; past board member of the ITDG; Wigwam Country Club past president and board member; City of Litchfield Park Board member; Industrial Development Commission; The Church at Litchfield Park past records chairman on the board of directors; Arizona Tire Dealers Association past president; and Peoria Lions Club past president.