Russell Hiatt, Mount Airy icon, dead at 92

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Russell Hiatt (WGHP file photo)

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — Russell Hiatt, an icon in Mount Airy, has died.

The Downton Mount Airy Facebook page posted a tribute to him tonight.

For decades, Hiatt cut hair at Floyd’s Barber Shop.

The Andy Griffith Show inspired the name for the barber shop.

The barbershop, as many Mayberry residents know, is next to The Snappy Lunch.

Hiatt was 92 years old.

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