Jim Crockett Jr. passes away at 76

Originally published at Jim Crockett Jr. passes away at 76

Jim Crockett Jr. passed away at the age of 76. From the late 70s to the late 80s, he was a co-owner of Jim Crockett Promotions. He took over from his father, Jim Crockett Sr. who passed in 1973. Crockett Jr. sold Jim Crockett Promotions to Ted Turner in 1988 which led to the formation of WCW.

In 2019, Crockett Jr. was featured at Starrcast in Baltimore, Maryland by way of a stage show alongside his brother, David.

Those who worked with Crockett Jr., colleagues and/or fans of his took to social media to celebrate his life and career.

Everyone here at the CAC is saddened to hear that legendary promoter Jim Crockett Jr has passed away at 76. We thank him for all the years of wonderful memories and send out our sincerest condolences to his family, friends & wrestling fans the world over. R.I.P. Mr Crockett. pic.twitter.com/IgzQdeKDsA

— CauliflowerAlleyClub (@CACReunion) March 4, 2021

AEW and the wrestling world mourn the passing of the legendary Mid-Atlantic Wrestling and NWA promoter Jim Crockett, Jr. Our thoughts are with his family, his friends and his fans. pic.twitter.com/rZN7k9e350

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) March 4, 2021

If not for my love of Jim Crockett promotions I doubt I ever would have considered a pro wrestling career.
Thank you Jim Crockett jr.
May you Rest In Peace.

— Lance Storm (@LanceStorm) March 4, 2021

POST Wrestling would like to send our condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of Jim Crockett Jr.

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Saturdays at 6:05pm! RIP

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Thanks for the great childhood memories. RIP Jc Jr :sweat:

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