Barry Orton Passes Away

According to F4WOnline, Randall Barry Orton, the uncle of WWE Superstar Randy Orton and son of Bob Orton Sr., passed away on Friday at the age of 62.

Orton wrestled under in-ring names such as Barry Orton, Berry Orton, Barry O, Superstar Barry and the masked Zodiak.

At one point, he claimed Terry Garvin attempted to sexually harass him on a car ride while he was a teenager breaking in wrestling in the Amarillo territory in the late 1970’s.

Orton held the ICW Southeastern Tag Team Championship with his brother Bob Orton Jr, and held the NWA Americas Tag Team Championship with Hector Guerrero.

After leaving professional wrestling Orton transitioned into acting, appearing in a number of movies.

As of this report, there is no known cause of death.

From the entire staff at Wrestleview, we send our thoughts, prayers and condolences to the Orton family during this difficult and sad time.