Legendary Commentator Lance Russell Passes Away at 91

Story by Adam Martin, WrestleView.com: Jerry “The King” Lawler has revealed that legendary wrestling commentator Lance Russell passed away on Tuesday morning. Russell was 91 years old. Russell, often described as the voice of Memphis Wrestling, had a career that spanned nearly 40 years. He had been hospitalized the last several days after breaking his hip during a fall.

In 2016, Mr. Russell was awarded the CAC’s Announcer’s Award. On behalf of the entire board of directors of the Cauliflower Alley Club, we would like to send our condolences to Mr. Russell’s family and friends during this difficult time.

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One Response to “Legendary Commentator Lance Russell Passes Away at 91”

  1. Lance grew up in the Dayton Ohio area, graduated high School from Oakwood (sub bird)of Dayton. Lance and I would email each other quite a bit. He was a great announcer, and he will be greatly missed. May He Rest In Peace!