Latest News Wires Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy remembered for fast-food success, gay marriage stance (+video)

Cathy passed away early Monday after a long and successful career as head of the fast-food chain.

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S. Truett Cathy, the billionaire founder of the privately held Chick-fil-A restaurant chain that famously closes on Sundays but also drew unwanted attention on gay marriage in recent years because of his family's conservative views, died early Monday, a company spokesman said. He was 93.