In memoriam: David McAtee

Although not a formal obituary, Louisville’s newspaper of record has the story of David McAtee’s death.

Rest in power, chef.

My son didn’t hurt nobody’: David McAtee, Louisville business owner, killed by authorities, by Phillip M. Bailey and Darcy Costello, Louisville Courier Journal
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — David McAtee, who turned his talent for food into a popular West End eatery, was shot and killed by law enforcement officers early Monday morning, an incident that’s now under state, local and federal investigation.
McAtee, the owner of YaYa’s BBQ in western Louisville, was known as a “community pillar,” said his mother, Odessa Riley.
“He left a great legend behind. He was a good person. Everybody around him would say that,” she said. “My son didn’t hurt nobody. He didn’t do nothing to nobody” …