Francois J. MIQUET
MIQUET, Francois J.Of Old Hickory. A Champion and Hall of Fame professional wrestler known as "Corsica Joe", age 90, passed away at home with family on March 13, 2010. Born January 17, 1920 in Bonvillaret, France of the late Fredrick and Marie Miquet. Preceded in death by wife of 51 years, Sarah Eugene Ray Miquet (Sara Lee); brother, Jean (Alice), Felix (Marcelle) and Marcel ( Marcelle); sister, Yvonne Martial Breton. Survived by sister, Julie (Joseph) Gramusseg; son, Jack (Tina) Williams; grandchildren, Joshua Miquet (Christina) Williams, Rachelle (Roy) Davis and Caleb (Anna) Williams; ten great grandchildren. In France; nephews, Roger (Josette) Miquet and Pierrot (Gabrielle) Breton; nieces, Liliane (Rene) Delboeuf, Denise (Guy) Jacquet, Anne Marie (Pierre) Petrazzi, Colette (Maurice) Morellato, Nicole LaBastie, Renee Miquet and Denise (Rene) Fognint. Visitation today from 4-8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 12 noon til service time 2 p.m. at PHILLIPS-ROBINSON FUNERAL HOME, HADLEY CHAPEL, 1700 Hadley Avenue, Old Hickory, (615) 847-1010

Published by The Tennessean on Mar. 15, 2010.
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Josette,Isabelle et Roger MIQUET sont très attristés par la disparition de notre oncle François. Nous nous souvenons des bons moments passés avec lui et participons à votre peine
josette miquet
April 5, 2010
My hear aches! Joe and Sarah were like parents to me. I will miss you both greatly! Rest assured that Cleo will be taken cared for, she will never need anything! Thanks for all that you did for me, and especially for the friendship for over 40 years!

Mike Porter
Mike Porter
March 19, 2010
all my condolences to the families we believe very stongly you
morellato maurice
March 18, 2010
Joe you are going to be missed but now you are with your beloved Sarah.RIP Corsica Joe. Thanks for the fun times.
Gordon Dunaway
March 17, 2010
all my thought to familly, for my uncle who will forever engraved in my heart, my uncle I love you
morellato christelle
March 16, 2010
All our thougth for the familly, we miss you Francois
delboeuf liliane and rené
March 16, 2010
Joe always had a kind word for me and Donna and he really liked it when Donna would come to the Fairgrounds with me because he would have someone that he could speak French with, He was a wonderful man and he will be greatly missed, Now he and Sarah will be together forever. Rest in Peace my friend.
Jefftrey Sallee
March 15, 2010
Back in the 50s and 60s Joe wrestled for Nick Gulas at the old Hippodrome on West End Avenue in Nashville, with Corsica Jean. Now Jean and him are teamed again wrestling for Nick in that golden arena; two out of three falls with an everlasting time limit. This is only bye for now, til we meet again. We love you Joe and you will truly be missed.....George Gulas and Family.
Julie Smith
March 15, 2010
oh my dear uncle, how to say you goodbye? It's too difficult! why you left us, why? I miss you so much...I hope you are in peace with Sarah. you are in all my thought...you are in my heart,I love you so much, now and forever
Fratini Véronique
March 15, 2010
Farewell Joe now you and Miss Sarah are together forever we shall miss you both.
Paul Sharp
March 15, 2010
God Bless you Old Friend & may you finally be happy.You are back with your Queen Sarah & brother Jean.You are one of the reasons I got involved in the wonderful sport of wrestling & used to love hearing your stories about the glory days when it was fun.You were always there to say a kind word or help when needed & to a young guy that meant more than you will ever know.Thank you my friend & I hope to see you again one day to shake your hand in heaven.We will not be sad or shed a tear cause we know your in a better place with your darling Sarah near.
justin boles
March 15, 2010
Sa soeur Julie Gramusset et ses enfants présentent à Jack et à toute sa famille leurs sincères condoléances.
Anne-Marie Petazzi
March 15, 2010
CORSICA JOE WAS A GREAT MAN. HE ALWAYS TOOK TIME NO MATTER WHAT & TALKED TO ANYBODY. HE TOLD SOME GREAT STORIES & IT WAS A PLEASURE JUST LISTENING TO HIM TALK. HE WILL BE DEEPLY MISSED.
LINDA HACKNEY
March 15, 2010
Julie Gramusset et ses enfants présentent à Jack et à sa famille ses sincères condoléances.
petazzi anne-marie
March 15, 2010
I know he is happy now. He has been waiting on this moments for a long time.Glad i got the chance to say my good by`s to him. I love and will miss him everyday.........Love you Joe [Lisa]
March 15, 2010
Mr. Joe we knew this day would come. I can rememember all the stories you would tell and would laugh when you would fuss because Miss Sara would not hurry up. After she passed away I remember you telling me how you visited her every day while she was there. And all the little stories of things she done while there. You will be missed Mr. Joe but now you are in a better place. You are in heaven with Ms. Sarah. God bless you my friend.
March 15, 2010
My condolences to Joes family in their loss. Joe is a great man whose friendship will be a remembrance as long as I live I will miss him K9 Kohl
Al VanPliet
March 15, 2010
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