Former WWF wrestler Joseph “Chief Jay Strongbow” Scarpa on the 3rd of April, aged 83.
Various people in the wrestling industry have expressed their condolences at the passing away of Chief Jay:
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.
Reported by Mortal Van Dam