Gordon Solie

Gordon Solie

Original Name Francis Jonard Labiak
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Death 27 Jul 2000 (aged 71)
New Port Richey, Pasco County, Florida, USA
Burial Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
Plot cremated, his buried ashes are located here.
Memorial ID 6636436 · View Source
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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.

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  • Added: 25 Jul 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6636436
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gordon Solie (26 Jan 1929–27 Jul 2000), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6636436, citing Garden of Memories Cemetery, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .