Reported by Steve Gerweck of WrestleView.com
NWA Hall of Famer passes away
On Sunday, March 14, 2010 at 1:23 PM EST
from Bill Behrens:
The NWA mourns the passing of NWA Hall Of Fame wrestler, Francois Miquet also know as Corsica Joe who died in Nashville, TN on 3-14-10 at the age of 90.
Joe and his tag team partner Corsica Jean were inducted into the NWA Hall of Fame in 2008 at Phillips Arena in Atlanta, GA. The team held the NWA World Tag Team Titles (Mid-America Version) 5 different times from 1957-1959. The team was also 2 time NWA Southern Tag Team Champions (Georgia version) in 1965.
Joe was married for 43 years to professional wrestler Sara Lee who died Apil 5, 2008.
Both Joe & Sara appeared for NWA TNA on the early weekly PPVs.