Hundreds turn up for Reid Flair’s Funeral, The Rock No Shows The Today Show

– The Rock was scheduled to promote WrestleMania 29 on The Today Show on Wednesday morning but didn’t. No word yet on why he didn’t appear.

– The Charlotte Observer reports that hundreds of family and friends gathered to say goodbye to Reid Flair on Wednesday. A 90-minute service was held at Forest Hill Church in Charlotte. Ric Flair, his daughter Ashley and Reid’s girlfriend spoke, among others.

A 17-minute video slideshow of Reid was shown and Ric gave a more than 10-minute speech about his son. “I want to make sure he knows this turnout isn’t because of me, it’s because of who he was him and who he affected,” said a subdued and visibly shaken Flair, according to The Charlotte Observer. The family met with friends after the funeral before leaving for a private burial

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About Craig Watford

I graduated form Sheffield Hallam University with 2.1 in Journalism Studies in 2010. I am mainly interested in writing about sports with my favourite sport being football(soccer). I have watched wrestling religiously since I was about 8-9 years old. My favourite match of all time is Austin vs The Rock at Wrestlemania 17.

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