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Nelson Royal

  • Birth 21 Jul 1935 Wheelwright, Floyd County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 3 Feb 2002 Mooresville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Mooresville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
  • Plot Section 4 Block X Lot 346 Space 4
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  • Memorial ID 10899821

Professional Wrestler. IN a career that spanned over five decades, he held the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title in 1976 and held that title for two years before winning the title a second time in 1979. He wrestled in the NWA, Mid-South, and WCW. Has trained several top wrestling superstars such as Johnny Ace, Ken Shamrock, and The Stro. Nelson Royal also owned, "Nelson Royal Western Store", in his hometown of Mooresville, North Carolina. He died of a massive heart attack on his way back home from his Church after Sunday Service.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kyle Paul
  • Added: 1 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10899821
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nelson Royal (21 Jul 1935–3 Feb 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10899821, citing Glenwood Memorial Park, Mooresville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .