Sunday, December 27, 2015

Mooneyham: 2015 Gone But Not Forgotten

Gone but not forgotten: 
Professional wrestling lost memorable names in 2015
by Mike Mooneyham
Charleston Post & Courier

"The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes
It’s an appropriate time to reflect upon some of the pro wrestling personalities who passed away in 2015.

Many represented an era that will forever be etched in the memories of longtime fans.

They touched our lives in many ways. For those of us lucky enough to see them perform, we will never forget them.

They were athletes and performers who lived by the credo that “the show must go on.”

Some lived out of a suitcase, spending more than 300 days a year on the road, working the territorial circuits during a time when the profession was much different than it is today.

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