​Former AWA Announcer Larry Nelson Passes Away

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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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  • FiReViNcE

    May he rest in peace

  • The Ace That Runs The Place

    RIP Larry

  • JC Hazard

    Rest in Peace dude

  • philaman01

    RIP! Larry was very good at what he did. Just check out some of his work on Youtube!

    • Harley Race ** EWN HOF **

      He had great chemistry with Larry Zbysko, the talk-show they had together was often hilarious and underrated

  • IHIeisenberg -*Mod Haters*-

    RIP

  • Harley Race ** EWN HOF **

    RIP Larry Nelson

    In all honesty I thought he had died a few years ago. Too bad that he began his run in the AWA back when the company was going downhill, seems like he was a real wrestling fan and not just a guy trying to get a job in the wrestling business.

  • Steven Zack

    R.I.P. Larry. You were fun to listen to.