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William Dee “Haystack” Calhoun

  • Birth 3 Aug 1934 USA
  • Death 7 Dec 1989 McKinney, Collin County, Texas, USA
  • Burial McKinney, Collin County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 10913479

William Dee Calhoun was a professional wrestler, who used the professional name "Haystack" or "Haystacks" Calhoun. At six foot four and over six hundred pounds, he sported a black bushy beard, wore bib overalls and had a horseshoe hanging from his neck to personify a farm boy image. He was raised on a farm in Arkansas. One of the most popular wrestlers in the 1960s, he died of diabetes at the age of 55.

Bio by: Charlie Jamison


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Charlie Jamison
  • Added: 4 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10913479
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Dee “Haystack” Calhoun (3 Aug 1934–7 Dec 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10913479, citing Scott Cemetery, McKinney, Collin County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .