Year Opened: 1965
703 West Monroe Street
This business accepts Decatur Dollars!
Pak-A-Sak is the retail division of Jay Petroleum, Inc., founded in 1959
by current chairman of the board Jim Peterson. Jim began his career in
the petroleum industry in 1952 as an employee of the Standard Oil
Company. It was during these early years on his tank wagon delivery
route throughout east central Indiana, that Jim developed his interest
in the oil business.
In 1988, Jim acquired sole ownership of Pak-A-Sak, and brought its
operations under the umbrella of Jay Petroleum. It was at this same
time that Jim realized the future of his business looked brightest
within the convenience industry. As a result, he began to sell off the
lubricants and automotive parts divisions to fund future growth in