Update: December 15: 11:53AM
According to Randy’s sister-in-law, he underwent surgery last week to remove his right leg. He unfortunately was in failing health and a weakened state following the surgery.
Recent photo of Randy Colley (Moondog Rex) who passed away today. He had surgery last week to remove his right leg. pic.twitter.com/YKUFioJChi
— HeelByNature.com (@HeelByNatureYT) December 15, 2019
Former WWF Tag Team Champion Passes Away
Randy Colley, better known to fans as Moondog Rex has passed away.
According to the Cauliflower Alley Club, Colley passed away on Saturday December 14 at the age of 69.
Colley competed in the WWF from 1981 – 1987, and captured the WWF Tag Team Championship alongside Moondog King (later replaced with Moondog Spot) as the Moondogs.
In 1987, Colley was repackaged as Smash of Demolition, but only worked a handful of matches before the audience recognized him as Moondog Rex. He was later replaced by Barry Darsow.
In 1990, he joined WCW as Moondog Rex, he later formed a stable called The Deparado’s, under the name Deadeye Dick alongside Dutch Mantell and Black Bart.
Throughout the 90s, Colley worked for SMW and USWA under the Moondog Rex moniker. He retired in 1997, having his last match for IWA Mid-South.
The cause of death has yet to be revealed.