Virgil RUNNELS Jr.

1945 - 2015 (Age 69)


RUNNELS, Virgil, Jr. (aka Dusty Rhodes), left this Earth on June 11, 2015. He was surrounded by his four children and his loving and devoted wife. He was preceded in death by parents, Virgil Runnels, Sr., Katherine Trefell and step-father, Mike Trefell. Dusty is survived by his wife, Michelle...

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Time may go on but the dream taught all his fans that living in the now, Family and never giving up is what life is all about. Be proud of who you are. Your dad touched my life even thought I only meet him a 6 times but he took the time to talk to me even thought he was tired and was trying to get to his hotel room for the night, May your times with your dad and husband bring you great joy. Virgil (Dusty) was a special person

Dusty, when I was a little girl, I wanted to grow up and married you! Dusty you will always be my favorite wrestler, you are my American Dream!, and I just love polka dots. Dusty, my Dad and I watch you all the time, Thanks for the wonderful memories.

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Dusty, you were a great wrestler, and also brought your children up the best. I enjoyed watching you on World Championship Wrestling and The World Wrestling Federation. You inspired me to live the American Dream, and I still do thanks for everything.

Dusty Rhodes I grew up watching you with my papa my Papa loves you too maybe I'll go up there in heaven together talking about how many times he watched you on TV