Fat Larry’s owner dies unexpectedly

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 01, 2020 2:27 PM CT | Published: November 01, 2020 1:23 PM CT
<strong>Larry Mayes, owner of Fat Larry&rsquo;s in Bartlett died unexpectedly, the restaurant announced Sunday. Mayes owned the barbecue joint on U.S. 70 near Appling Road.&nbsp;</strong>(Fat Larry&rsquo;s BBQ)

Larry Mayes, owner of Fat Larry’s in Bartlett died unexpectedly, the restaurant announced Sunday. Mayes owned the barbecue joint on U.S. 70 near Appling Road. (Fat Larry’s BBQ)

Larry Mayes, owner of the restaurant on U.S. 70 near Appling Road, was a winner of the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.

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Abigail Warren

Abigail Warren

Abigail Warren is a lifelong resident of Shelby County and a graduate of the University of Memphis. She has worked for several local publications and covers the suburbs for The Daily Memphian.


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