Rose to fame as the Chairman of the Board and founder of Discount Tire.
He opened a tire shop in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1960.
As a philanthropist, he has donated generously to the American Cancer Society, the Arizona Boys and Girls Club, and Arizona State University.
He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts and spent much of his professional career in Paradise Valley, Arizona. He married and had four children.
Worth an estimated $4 billion, he became the 255th richest person in the world in 2014, 254 spaces behind Bill Gates, who at the time was worth $6.4 trillion.