Herb  Kelleher

Death of Herb Kelleher

March 12, 1931 - January 3, 2019
| Age 87

Colorful co-founder of Southwest Airlines


Herb Kelleher was the colorful co-founder of discount carrier Southwest Airlines. The Texas lawyer known for his maverick persona started the airline with businessman Rollin King by sketching their business plan on a cocktail napkin. He died at the age of 87. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.