Legendary professional wrestler and promoter “Bullet” Bob Armstrong passed away yesterday at the age of 80.
Armstrong held countless championships throughout the United States over more than fifty years in the business.
Armstrong four sons – Joseph (Scott Armstrong), Brad, Steve, and Brian (WWE Hall of Famer “Road Dogg” Jesse James) followed their father into the business and partnered with dad on numerous occasions.
Prior to his career in wrestling, Armstrong served in the U.S. Marine Corps and spent seven years as a firefighter.
“Bullet” Bob’s son, Brian, made the announcement of his father’s passing last night on Twitter.
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.
— Brian G. James (@WWERoadDogg) August 28, 2020
Armstrong’s last professional match took place in 2019 and “Bullet” Bob was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011.
“I think somebody up there likes me,” Armstrong said during his 2011 WWE Hall of Fame induction speech. “I got to live my dream.”