Longtime Memphis pro wrestler Buddy Wayne (real name Dwayne Peale) has passed away. Wayne died after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis according to a report on the Wrestling Classic Message Board by his son.
He started his career in 1952 under his real name later shifting to the Buddy Wayne persona.
Jegg Jarrett commented on the passing on Twitter. Wayne and Jeff’s father Jerry used to co-promote events together:
— Jeff Jarrett (@RealJeffJarrett) January 1, 2016