Bobby Heenan obituary includes cause of death, quotes from his daughter

Bobby Heenan’s obituary in the Tampa Bay Times states that he died on Sunday from organ failures brought on by his battle with throat cancer. “It was just his time,” Heenan’s daughter Jessica Solt said. Read the full obituary written by Paul Guzzo at

Powell’s POV: Solt also spoke about her father’s sense of humor and stated directly that “Hulk Hogan got over because of my dad.” Heenan certainly played a big part in the success of Hogan both in the AWA and later in the WWF/WWE. Heenan’s former co-workers Brian Blair and Lanny Poffo are also quoted in the story.

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