Man behind landmark downtown Jackson “Little Red Corvette” dies

9584887_GJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) –

Former Jackson businessman Horace Slay has died at age 89.

If you’re not sure who he was, you are probably familiar with his business sign.

The life-long car dealer’s “Little Red Corvette” on top of a pole on South State Street has become a capital city landmark.

It has greeted motorists going in and out of downtown Jackson since the 1960’s.