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Gordon Solie
Original name: Francis Jonard Labiak
Birth: Jan. 26, 1929
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 2000
New Port Richey
Pasco County
Florida, USA

Wrestling Announcer. His real name was Francis Jonard Labiak. He was the most recognized professional wrestling announcer. Was known as "Dean" of wrestling, "Walter Cronkite of wrestling", and "Howard Cosell of wrestling". He was inducted into the NWA Hall of Fame (Class of 2005), WCW Hall of Fame (Class of 1995), WWE Hall of Fame (2008). He mainly worked in WCW, Georgia Championship wrestling, Florida Championship Wrestling among others in the southern territory. His second wife, Eileen also passed away in 1997 from cancer. (bio by: Angie) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eileen T. Solie (1927 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Throat cancer
 
Burial:
Garden of Memories Cemetery
Tampa
Hillsborough County
Florida, USA
Plot: cremated, his buried ashes are located here.
 
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Originally Created by: Cinnamonntoast4
Record added: Jul 25, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6636436
Gordon Solie
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Gordon Solie
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