Sunday, October 15, 2006

RIP: "CRYBABY" Edwards

"Crybaby" Edwards /George Hill was found by a neighbor Thursday Oct. 5th in his house in Murfreesboro TN. "Crybaby" was 58 at the time of his passing. Edwards worked for Angelo Poffo's ICW in Lexington, doing pretty much every gig there is to do in the business.

In the early 1970s Edwards worked for Phil Golden's All Star Wrestling in Paducah, Kentucky, mainly as a heel manager. Ron Starr gave him the "Crybaby" nickname."Crybaby" worked in the early-mid 70's with a promotion owned by Henry Rogers in Malden, Missouri.

At one time he ran a promotion called Midwest Championship Wrestling based out of Clinton, Iowa. In the 1970s/1980s George Hill was a very well known wrestling photographer and wrestling magazine article writer."Crybaby" was well respected as a wrestling historian due to his deep knowledge on 1960's Florida wrestling.

The Cauliflower Alley Club sends condolences to the Hill family at this time.