WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler has announced on his official Twitter profile that “The Voice of Memphis Wrestling” Lance Russell has passed away at the age of 91. On September 29, 2017 Russell's s daughter passed away of cancer. That same day he fell and broke a hip, he has not been right since these last few days and sadly passed.
My dear friend and greatest wrestling commentator ever, Lance Russell passed away this morning. I would have never been without him. R.I.P. pic.twitter.com/bD4AlK5dsF— Jerry Lawler (@JerryLawler) October 3, 2017
My first time eating at Jerry's new place!! I highly recommend it. Thank you King!! pic.twitter.com/V4znyvUcYJ— Lance Russell (@MemphisLance) September 8, 2017