GREENSBORO, N.C. — Ralph Franklin Havis, the owner of Beef Burger in Greensboro, has passed away, according to an Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services obituary. He was 78.
Havis was born in Tampa, Florida, on Jan. 28, 1943, and passed away on Wednesday.
Beef Burger, a beloved Greensboro restaurant, closed permanently in May.
After the business’ closure, a sign posted on the door of the restaurant read, “Beef Burger is closed permanently. Ralph appreciates all the thoughts & prayers from customers and friends. We humbley (sic) thank you for years of service.”
FOX8 learned in May that Havis had been hospitalized.
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