Jay Prothro of 'Jay's Bar-B-Que' passes away

Jay Prothro of 'Jay's Bar-B-Que' passes away

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A popular Baton Rouge restaurateur passed away Sunday night.

Jay Prothro of "Jay's Bar-B-Que" was 86 years old.

Prothro started his business on Government Street in 1954.

He retired over 30 years ago, but his family opened other locations across Baton Rouge.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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