Sheldon Salzman, 86, former president of Uniroyal Tire Co. and co-chairman of Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Co., Dec. 26, 2017.
Joyce Newton, 85, Hoosier Racing Tire co-founder, Jan. 16.
Rosanne Heitner Parikh, 75, co-founder and vice president of Dispersion Technology Inc., Jan. 16.
Mervin Vater, 75, co-founder of Proco Products Inc., Feb. 4.
Jon Huntsman, 80, founder and chairman emeritus of Huntsman Corp., Feb. 2.
Pat Calabrese, 90, former president of Grieve Corp., Feb. 17.
Mike Stone, 90, former United Rubber Workers president, March 3.
Richard Palmer, 59, a 30-year employee with Stemco, March 8.
Francis O'Connor, 91, former chairman of Harwick Chemical Corp., March 27.
Ralph Graff, 94, longtime DuPont employee and one of the most active members of the ACS Rubber Division, May 25.
Ding Yuhua, 69, executive chairman of Triangle Tire Co. Ltd., June 13.
Richard Northcote, 58, chief sustainability officer of Covestro A.G., June 22.
Tim Breen, 58, CEO and president of Motion Industries Inc., Aug. 18.
Norton Wheeler Jr., 96, longtime Davis-Standard employee, Sept. 29.
Claybourn B. Rhinehart,88, retired B.F. Goodrich vice president of international marketing, Oct. 27.
John McKay, 85, one-time president of B.F. Goodrich Engineered Products division, and later executive vice president at McNeil Corp. and president and CEO of Beloit Corp.