We recently gave you the sad news of the death of Jody Hamilton, a member of the Assassins along with Tom Renesto, a duo that drove wrestling fans crazy in the 60s. Nick Patrick, his son, a retired wrestling referee broke the news of his father's passing.
“I reluctantly do this post. At 2:16 today my father took his last breath on this earth. He died comfortably, surrounded by the people who love him. Now our focus must shift to taking care of my mother. I want to thank everyone who has sent prayers and support for my family.
I will communicate more information about dad, but at the moment I'm a bit stunned." On 4th August, wrestling legend "Beautiful" Bobby Eaton passed away at the age of 62. The news was revealed by Bobby's sister, Debbie Eaton Lewis, through her Facebook account.
Bobby Eaton passed away
Unfortunately, even today we are here to give you some sad news: "Beautiful" Bobby Eaton left us at only 62 years old. The news was posted by his sister Deborah on his Facebook page. These are the words: “I never wanted to publish it, but my little brother Bobby Eaton died last night.
When I find out all the details I will publish them. Bobby was the kindest and most loving person you could ever meet. I loved him so much and I will miss him, please say a prayer for my niece Taryn who found him. And she just lost her mother a little over a month ago.
" Eaton made his ring debut in 1977 and fought for several companies and territories during his wrestling stint, including Mid-Atlantic, Memphis, Smoky Mountain, NWA, AWA, and WCW. This great athlete was part of the Midnight Express who is considered one of the best tag teams in wrestling history and has been multiple champion: NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Champion, Mid-South Tag Team Champion, NWA World Tag Team Champion, WCW Television Champion and WCW Tag Team Champion.
The World Wrestling family joins all wrestling fans in offering their condolences to Bobby Eaton's family and friends. May he rest in peace. AEW star Frankie Kazarian was one of the first to react to Bobby Eaton's passing.
"RIP Bobby Eaton. A friend, and an absolute master of the craft of professional wrestling." Frankie Kazarian added, "A man whom I hope will get the recognition that he undeniably deserves. It was my pleasure to know, watch and learn from you. Our industry is a better place because of you. Godspeed sir."