Wee Nam Kee Chicken Rice founder dies: The man behind the popular restaurant

Mr Wee Toon Ouut, founder of popular local chicken rice brand Wee Nam Kee Chicken Rice Restaurant, died on Oct 13, aged 81.
Mr Wee Toon Ouut, founder of popular local chicken rice brand Wee Nam Kee Chicken Rice Restaurant, died on Oct 13, aged 81.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Mr Wee Toon Ouut, founder of popular local chicken rice chain Wee Nam Kee Chicken Rice Restaurant, died on Sunday (Oct 13), aged 81.

The Straits Times understands that Mr Wee has been in and out of hospital in the past few months, eventually succumbing to his illness on Sunday morning.

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