RIP Grizzly Smith – Father of Jake “The Snake” Roberts

I am deeply saddened to report that legendary, professional wrestler Grizzly Smith, the father of Jake “The Snake” Roberts has passed away today. He was 78 years old. Smith passed away of complications of Alzeimer’s Disease. There are no further details at this time. I have known Jake Roberts for eight years. I know this is a difficult time for him and his family. I extend my deepest condolences to them.