As we noted earlier today, Jim Ross confirmed the passing of Joseph "Chief Jay Strongbow" Scarpa.
Several wrestling talents have commented on Strongbow's passing on Twitter:
Jim Ross: Sad to hear of the passing this morning of WWE HOF'er Chief Jay Strongbow, a beloved member of WWE family. RIP Chief.
Roddy Piper: LOVED YOU CHIEF JAY STRONGBOW. My best to the family!
Jeff Jarrett: R I P Chief Jay Strongbow...
Matt Hardy: Saddened to hear about the passing of Chief Jay Strongbow. Chief was a major factor in helping Jeff & I get our break at WWE. RIP Chief..
Paul Bearer: So sorry to heart of the passing of Chief Jay Strongbow. A true legend and friend for so many years. Sympathies to his wonderful family.
We would like to send our condolences to the family and friends of Chief Jay Strongbow.