Wrestling legend Bobby Eaton has passed away aged 62. The former grappler
was famed for his time as one half of The Midnight Express tag team under Jim
Cornette. Bobby’s sister, Debbie Eaton Lewis, confirmed the news, but She did not
reveal the cause of death.
Eaton was hospitalized in late July After experiencing a terrible fall.. He reportedly
broke a few fingers in the fall and hurt his back. It is unknown whether his death was
related to a previous accident.
Bobby’s sister, Debbie Eaton Lewis, wrote: “I never wanted to have to post this,
but my Little Brother Beautiful Bobby Eaton passed away last night.
She added: “Bobby was the kindest, loving person you would ever meet. I loved him
so much and going to miss him. “Please say a prayer for my Neice Taryn she found
him. And she just lost her Mom a little over a month ago .”
Under the guidance of Cornette, Eaton originally teamed with Dennis Condrey and
then later Stan Lane as The Midnight Express.
He was also tagged with some other legendary names such as Arn Anderson, Koko B.
Ware, Steve Keirn, and William Regal.