The co-founder of Waffle House has died. Tom Forkner’s passing occurred just one month after his co-founder, Joe Rogers Sr passed in March. Waffle House was founded over 50 years ago in Georgia. It’s one of the only restaurant chains that’s open 24 hours a day, every single day of the year. It has more than 1,500 locations across the country.
Tom Forkner died at age 98.