John Heidemann, who was very well known among the wrestling scene in the Carolinas, passed away this morning at the age of 90 reports The Wrestling Observer. Heidemann had been hospitalized in the past few weeks after suffering a fall before Christmas.

Les Thatcher wrote the following via Facebook about his passing: “Another wrestler passing as Johnny Hiedeman age 90 left us this morning in a Charlotte Nursing Home. A fine gentleman, great worker and teacher who gave so much to the business. Rest in peace my brother.”