The Mid-South lost a legend on Friday. Angelo Lucchesi, the first salesman for Jack Daniel's. He was 92.
A kid with smiling eyes who grew up on Florida Street and made history with the world famous beverage.
Mr. Lucchesi held the distinction of being the only person to have a bottle of Jack Daniel's named for him -- 90 Proof on his 90th birthday.
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Mr. Lucchesi would have turned 93 on Christmas Eve.
A family member told FOX13 News all four of his children were with him when he died Friday afternoon.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
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