Former AWA Announcer Larry Nelson Passes Away

Posted by Matt Boone June 24, 2014 1 Comment

Larry Shipley, better known to pro wrestling fans as Larry Nelson, passed away on Monday night after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

According to friends of Nelson, he knew about two weeks ago that he only had a few weeks left to live.

Nelson was best known as his time as an announcer for Verne Gagne’s AWA promotion.

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