Don O’Bannon (left) ceremoniously passes a po’boy to new co-owner Ayer Spencer (right) as paper work is finalized for Spencer and David Calhoun to take over Starkville’s popular eatery Oby’s. 

After 43 years in business, Don O’Bannon, owner and founder of Oby’s, has retired and sold his business to Ayer Spencer and David Calhoun. In the past few years, O’Bannon said he and his wife have been looking for the right people who would be willing to pay the right price.

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