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 1953, and grew to ...
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