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FlaGator
07-31-2015, 08:01 PM
RIP Roddy


Piper was born Roderick George Toombs. TMZ reported that he died form cardiac arrest in his sleep in Hollywood.

Piper was a big star in the WWE back in the 1980s and wrestled in "Wrestlemania I" in 1985, TMZ said.


He had been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2006, but a family source told TMZ that he was cancer free when he died.

http://www.news4jax.com/sports/tmz-rowdy-roddy-piper-dead-at-61/34476774

SarasotaRepub
07-31-2015, 08:24 PM
RIP Hot Rod.

NJCardFan
07-31-2015, 11:30 PM
I'm truly sad to hear this. Rod was a performer and a great one. Great on the mic. Been that way his entire career. He will be missed.

Oh, and that's 2 legends we've lost this year with Dusty Rhodes dying a few weeks ago.

Retread
08-01-2015, 09:22 AM
"I'm here to chew bubblegum and kick ass. I'm all out of gum."


RIP


The continual change over in the generations will always occur and we can't do a thing but grieve. The last member of my father's generation passed around Christmas and we lost another member of mine yesterday. I'm too old for this ****.

jediab
08-03-2015, 12:56 PM
"You don't throw rocks at a guy with a machine gun!" -Roddy Piper

noonwitch
08-04-2015, 09:16 AM
I always liked him in "They Live". I think that was the name of the zombie movie he was in.

Elspeth
08-04-2015, 01:57 PM
"You don't throw rocks at a guy with a machine gun!" -Roddy Piper

For some reason, that made me think of this:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4qUXcXuMSE