For a brief period of time, there was another Don's Original. Don's son, Bob, together with Terry Klee operated Don's Original at Charlotte, which they bought together in 1986. Two years later, Bob relinquished his interest in that location solely
In October, 1973, upon the urgence of Ann and his family to slow down and enjoy life, Don negotiated a transaction to sell the Monroe Avenue establishment. It was a bittersweet decision for Don, as the business was his life.