– Jim Ross posted the following today on Twitter:
Sad to hear of the passing this morning of WWE HOF’er Chief Jay Strongbow, a beloved member of WWE family. RIP Chief.
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) April 3, 2012
Strongbow’s real name was Joe Scarpa and he had his success in the NWA for twenty-three years before joining the WWWF in the 70’s. After leaving for a brief stint in Big Time Wrestling, Strongbow returned to the World Wrestling Federation from 1979 to 1983. You can view his WWE Hall of Fame profile at this link.