WWE Hall of Famer Superstar Billy Graham passed away on May 17, 2023, at the age of 79. 

Graham had been battling a number of health issues in recent years, including liver disease, pneumonia, and COVID-19. 

He was placed on life support in May 2023 and died a few days later.

Graham was born Eldridge Wayne Coleman in Paradise Valley, Arizona, in 1943. 

He began his wrestling career in the early 1960s and quickly rose to prominence, winning the WWWF Heavyweight Championship in 1977. 

Many wrestlers have based their looks and styles on Billy Graham. 

Some examples are Ric Flair, Austin Idol, Steve Austin, Scott Steiner, Triple H, Hulk Hogan and Jesse "The Body" Ventura.  

Graham was also famous for his characteristic use of the word "brother" in his promos, referring to either commentators or fellow wrestlers.  

Graham's death is a major loss for the professional wrestling world.