Mt. Airy, NC -- Charles Dowell, the longtime owner of Snappy Lunch, home of the "World Famous Pork Chop Sandwich," has died at age 84.
Dowell died Tuesday morning, according to Greg Perkins, a member of the Mt. Airy Tourism Authority.
Snappy Lunch was featured and mentioned by name on "The Andy Griffith Show." The restaurant opened in 1923, and Dowell had been the owner since 1960.
The Moody Funeral Home is in charge of Dowell's funeral arrangements, but no information has been released on the service at this time.
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