"Tattoo Charlie" Wheeler, an icon in Louisville, Kentucky, has passed away
. The shop was most famous for its humorous "tattoos while you wait" slogan, which can be seen on this billboard sign photo I took about a year ago when traveling in Louisville. There are actually four Tattoo Charlie's locations in Louisville and one in Lexington.
Tattoo Charlie was known for more than just his tattoo work - he was also known for his kind spirit, his generosity and the charity work he did, playing Santa Claus for kids with cancer. News reports say he passed after a sudden illness. He was only 56.
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