Family-dining pioneer Bob Evans dies at 89

COLUMBUS Ohio Family-dining chain and food company namesake Bob Evans died here Thursday of complications of a stroke he suffered in February, according to Columbus-based Bob Evans Farms Inc. He was 89, and was at the Cleveland Clinic recovering from pneumonia.

Evans’ career began in 1946 with the opening of a 24-hour, 12-stool truck-stop restaurant in Gallipolis, Ohio, where he served sausages made from hogs he raised on his farm. Bob Evans Farms was formed in

Register to view the full article

Register to view this article

TAGS: Archive News
Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish