Mike Paley, 55, former owner of Freedom Glass in Midlothian, Va., passed away last year after a motorcycle crash in Myrtle Beach, S.C. He founded Freedom Glass in 2004 and sold it a few years ago to move to Myrtle Beach.
Freedom Glass was an Auto Glass Safety Council Registered Member-Company and his company was the first company to complete a successful third-party validation review when the program launched in November 2009.
Paley was elected to the Auto Glass Safety Council™ Board of Directors in 2012.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Edna Paley. He is survived by his three sons, Jason (Maria), Justin (Hailey) and Austin. He is also survived by his grandson, Parks Paley, his sister, Michelle Burmaster and his loving companion, Tasha Damon.
Paley served his country as a U.S. Marine for nine years from 1977 to 1986.