Larry Sharpe dead at age 66

Larry Sharpe (Larry Weil) died on Monday evening at age 66. Sharpe, a longtime wrestler turned founder of the Monster Factory training school, had been battling liver cancer.

Powell’s POV: The Monster Factory Facebook page ran a statement from Sharpe’s sister Darlene Weil Green, who announced that plans for a memorial service will be announced at a later date. She encouraged interested parties to check New Jersey’s Farnelli Funeral Home’s website at for additional details. My condolences to her and the rest of Larry’s family and friends.

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Readers Comments (2)

  1. Yes, Larry was a pro wrestler from my era (I’m 57). Thank you Larry for helping to keep this youngun entertained on many a Saturday afternoon. Condolences to family and friends. R I P.

  2. Abgus Littlejohjn April 14, 2017 @ 12:50 am

    from one pretty boy to another, RIP

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