Founder of Johnny's Barbecue has passed away

Staff Report

NewsWest 9

A Tall City legend has passed away.

Johnny Hackney, Founder of Johnny's Barbecue has passed away.

Hackney opened his barbecue restaurant in 1951 and ran it for more than 50 years.

Hackney was in more than the barbecue business, he fought in world war two as a marine, worked in the travel business,  and as a stockbroker.

Johnny Hackney was 83 years old.