Reported by Steve Gerweck of WrestleView.com
Former WWWF champion dies
On Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 11:12 AM EST
John S. Hill 68, of Franklin, Indiana, world wide professional championship wrestler of 19 championship titles passed away Thursday, March 11, 2010.
Mr Hill, wrestled under the name "Gentleman" Jerry Valiant and was WWWF Tag Champs with his wrestling brothers, Jimmy and Johnny Valiant.
Survivors include wife, Carolyn F. Hill; son, Jonathan S. Hill; brothers, Clarence Hill, James Hill, and George Hill; sisters, Margaret Butler, and Betty Elliott.
Visitation will be Sunday, March 14 from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. in Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 South U.S. 31 in Franklin. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com. Information: 317-738-0202.
credit: 3/13/2010 Indianapolis Star