Frank Bobo, distillery’s fifth master distiller, dies at 90 — The Lynchburg Times

Lynchburg native, Frank Bobo, will be remembered worldwide as Jack Daniel’s fifth Master Distiller but locally, he’ll be remembered as so much more.

Frank Bobo, distillerys fifth master distiller, dies at 90 — The Lynchburg Times

Frank Thomas Bobo, age 90, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, following a brief hospital stay. Bobo was Master Distiller at Jack Daniel Distillery from 1966 – 1989. Grandson Chris Fletcher, pictured above, currently holds the Assistant Master Distiller title at the distillery and is heir apparent to the short list of Master Distillers.