It was one year ago today the world lost Virgil Runnels. Better known as “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes.
His passing was met great reflection, tributes and admiration for a man that left a lasting impact on the world of wrestling.
Past, present and future stars shared their memories of Dusty Rhodes following his death. His impact on so many people went beyond the ring.
One year later, the WWE Hall of Famer is still in the hearts of many and they took to twitter to share their thoughts.
Love you pops! https://t.co/7jWs1M56ci
— GOLDUST (@Goldust) June 11, 2016
My father’s life was a triumph and we celebrate him today and everyday. #THEAMERICANDREAM pic.twitter.com/zuxFec9Obd
— Teil (@TeilMargaret) June 11, 2016
I miss him so much https://t.co/D6CEppnfOy
— $asha Bank$ (@SashaBanksWWE) June 11, 2016
A mentor is someone who sees more talent & ability w/in you, than you see in yourself, & helps bring it out of you. pic.twitter.com/vn9HSLn3fh
— Charlotte (@MsCharlotteWWE) June 11, 2016
A year ago today, we lost a legend, a mentor and a friend. Not a day has passed that his influence hasn’t been felt.#ForeverDream
— Corey Graves (@WWEGraves) June 11, 2016
Driving through Texas, telling Dusty stories, and we realize we lost him one year ago today…We miss you, Dream! pic.twitter.com/qB44yItWnx
— Kevin Owens (@FightOwensFight) June 11, 2016
1 year ago my hero left us, but his legacy lives thru @WWEUniverse @WWENetwork Celebrate @WWEDustyRhodes life. pic.twitter.com/4ume20EdcR
— Tommy Dreamer (@THETOMMYDREAMER) June 11, 2016
We do what we do, forever with your memory, guidance and love. Bless you @WWEDustyRhodes Forever with us The Dream. pic.twitter.com/4j6MQm4tx1
— Robby Brookside (@RobbyBrookside) June 11, 2016
One year ago we said goodbye to @WWEDustyRhodes yet One year later his influence is still as strong as ever. Love You Dream & Thank You.
— Byron Saxton (@ByronSaxton) June 11, 2016
Dusty Rhodes left us one year ago but The American Dream lives forever.