Robert Gibson of The Rock n 'Roll Express has announced the passing of the legendary Jim Crockett Jr. at the age of 76. Gibson made the sad announcement on his official fan page. He posted a photo of Crockett Jr. with the caption, "Rest In Peace Jim Crockett, Jr. You will be missed by so many."
It was revealed a few days ago that Crockett was in grave condition and being cared for in hospice care.
The 76-year-old Crockett is a former President of the National Wrestling Alliance, having served as President off-and-on from 1980 to 1991. He and his father, Jim Crockett Sr., were the owners of JCP: Jim Crockett Promotions, which was the forerunner to Ted Turner's World Championship Wrestling.
Jim Crockett Jr. left the professional wrestling business in the mid-1990s.
WrestlingNewsSource.com sends out our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the Crockett family.
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