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 Buddy “Nature Boy” Rogers

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Buddy “Nature Boy” Rogers

  • Birth 20 Feb 1921 Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 26 Jun 1992 Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, USA
  • Plot Main Mausoleum, East Wing Addition, Section V East-Level 3, Crypt 94 D
  • Memorial ID 8155208

Professional Wrestler. Born Herman Rohde, he had his name legally changed to Buddy Rogers. He was the first ever WWE (formerly WWWF) Heavyweight Champion and former NWA Champion, and the first man to hold both the WWE and NWA Championships (wrestler Rick Flair also accomplished this feat years later).

Bio by: Hilda Duell


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Hilda Duell
  • Added: 4 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8155208
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Buddy “Nature Boy” Rogers (20 Feb 1921–26 Jun 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8155208, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens North, Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .