The following post is republished here with permission from the All-Star Championship Wrestling blog.
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Four years ago we lost Mid-Atlantic legend Johnny Weaver. Johnny began his career with Jim Crockett Promotions in 1962. During a newspaper interview that was published on Sept.20,1986, Johnny told the reporter he had retired from the ring a little more than a year before. He continued to work behind the scenes at JCP until the end which was 1988. Johnny did come out of retirement for a few matches in late 1987 prior to Starrcade.
Johnny Weaver will always be my favorite "good guy" wrestler. I sure do miss him.