Legendary announcer of Championship Wrestling from Florida was a staple on the telecasts for nearly two decades.
After serving in the Army, he moved to Tampa, Florida to work as a disc jockey and an emcee at weekly wrestling matches.
His announcing of CWF matches were first local, and then went national when TBS Superstation picked up the program.
He grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
He was called the Walter Cronkite of wrestling announcers, for both his longevity and influence on the industry.