RIP, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper

Fantastic piece on the amazing life of wrestling legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper as written by @Dubsism

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roddy piper with belt

There’s a lot of guys who would be in the Dubsism Hall of Fame; a Hall dedicated to guys who I thought were the personification of the values we respect here at Dubsism. Sure, it’s more about people we liked for one reason or another, but if it’s our Hall, we get to do what we want with it.

An easy way to tell who would be candidates for just such a Hall would be to look at the guys for whom I’ve written impassioned eulogies.  Regular readers of this blog will note Joe Paterno’s absence from that list; that’s because his tribute came in a complete and honest assessment of the Penn State scandal which ended his career.

But, I digress.

The world lost another Hall of Fame guy with the passing of Roderick George Toombs…the birth name of wrestling legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper.

Toombs came to this…

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