Amedeo "Dick" DeAngelis was a former all-ACC football player at NC State. He was a star player on the Wolfpack's first ACC Championship team in 1957.
His Raleigh restaurant has been a mainstay for Wolfpack fans in Raleigh for decades.
The restaurant announced DeAngelis' passing on social media.
Our founder, Amedeo “Dick” DeAngelis peacefully passed away this morning after several years of declining health. There aren’t enough characters on Twitter to express how much he will missed. Check the #Raleigh N&O for TBD funeral arrangements and this account for other events. pic.twitter.com/mnGJ9zAKdF— Amedeo's Italian Restaurant (@AmedeosRaleigh) October 20, 2021
Learn more about the restaurant and DeAngelis' life in this article from our newsgathering partners at the News & Observer.