WWE Hall of Famer ‘Bullet’ Bob Armstrong dies at 80

National and World

The wrestler's four sons, including "Road Dogg" Jesse James, ended up carrying on the legacy as they entered into the ring

(WGHP/NEXSTAR) – WWE Hall of Famer “Bullet” Bob Armstrong has died, according to WWE.

Armstrong, the patriarch of a famous wrestling family, died at the age of 80.

“Bullet” was born on Oct. 3, 1939 in Marietta, Georgia. He came to the ring after a tour of duty in the U.S. Marine Corps. and seven years with the Fair Oaks Fire Department.

Armstrong was known as a prolific grappler, and for using holds and moves like the sleeper and Georgia Jawbreaker, WWE reports.

Bob Armstrong joined the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011.

The wrestler’s four sons ended up carrying on the legacy as they entered into the ring — Joseph, also known as “Scott Armstrong,” Brad, Steve and Brian, also known as “Road Dogg” Jesse James, who would become a WWE Hall of Famer like his father.

More stories from WKBN.com:

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending on WKBN.com