Don Pelts

 

 

Age: 72

 

Summary: founder of the Memphis-based barbecue restaurant Corky's Ribs & Bar B-Q who helped to increase the popularity of the savory food style with a shipping and supermarket sales business.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: May 15, 1931

 

Died: May 15, 2013

 

Location: Memphis, Tennessee