Bob Armstrong

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Bob Armstrong
Birth nameJoseph Melton James
Born(1939-10-03)October 3, 1939
Marietta, Georgia, U.S.[1][2]
DiedAugust 27, 2020(2020-08-27) (aged 80)
Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Alabama Jaw Jacker
Bob Armstrong
Georgia Jaw Cracker
Jim Durango
Billed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[1]
RetiredMay 11, 2019

Joseph Melton James (October 3, 1939 – August 27, 2020) was an American professional wrestler. In 2011, he was honored into the WWE Hall of Fame. He wrestled for the National Wrestling Alliance.

In his 50 year career, Armstrong held many championships throughout the Southeastern United States. He was born in Marietta, Georgia.

His four sons, Joseph, Robert Bradley, Steve and Brian, all became wrestlers.

Armstrong died on August 27, 2020 in Pensacola, Florida from bone cancer at the age of 80.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "WWE Hall of Fame Inductees". WWE. Retrieved 2011-03-01.
  2. "OWOW profile".
  3. WWE Hall of Famer ‘Bullet’ Bob Armstrong Passes Away