Jackie Fargo (real name Henry Faggart), who had a lot of success with NWA Mid-America and served as a mentor to Jerry Lawler, has died at the age of 85. Fargo was hospitalized last week with a heart issue.
Below are some reactions from social media:
Les Thatcher on Facebook:
RIP Jackie Fargo! Your greatness will be remembered, and the stories we all love to tell about the Fargos will continue to bring smiles to the faces of those listening. Strut on!!
RIP Jackie Fargo… Huge influence on my career… Often imitated, but never duplicated…
— Jeff Jarrett (@JeffJarrettTNA) June 24, 2013
Without the Fabulous Jackie Fargo, there would never have been a King Jerry Lawler. RIP Jackie. pic.twitter.com/29C9bEg06z
— Jerry Lawler (@JerryLawler) June 24, 2013