"Bullet" Bob Armstrong passes away

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Near-60 year veteran of the pro wrestling business, “Bullet” Bob Armstrong (Joseph James) has passed away. His passing was announced by his son, WWE producer Scott Armstrong on social media.

It is with a very heavy heart we announce the passing of our Father and @WWE Hall of Famer “Bullet” Bob Armstrong. Information regarding funeral arrangements will come at a later date.

— Scott Armstrong (@WWEArmstrong) August 28, 2020

Bob Armstrong began his wrestling career in the 60s and lasted decades into the 90s. “Bullet” Bob was active on the independent scene in the years following, going on to compete for TNA with his son Brian “Road Dogg” James.

Armstrong had a retirement tour in 2018 that included appearances and a match at the ‘Arn Anderson Homecoming’ show in Rome, Georgia. His tour came to an end in 2019 when he wrestled for the last time in Alabama.

Armstrong is a multi-time NWA champion in multiple territories and he was inducted into the WWE Hall Of Fame in 2011.

POST Wrestling would like to send our condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of “Bullet” Bob Armstrong, real name Joseph James.

Sad to hear. Whether it be in the ring or on the mic or even officiating The Armstrong family has produced some of the most gifted wrestlers throughout history and “Bullet” Bob was the foundation of that legacy.

R.I.P “Bullet” Bob Armstrong!

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