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Edward "MIKE GRAHAM" Gossett Obituary


Memories & Candles

“Missing you. ”
1 of 41 | Posted by: N. Alonso - FL - Daughter

“Always hoped to find a way to meet you and had occasionally looked on the web for ways to connect. Was looking again recently and found out about...Read More »
2 of 41 | Posted by: David Lowrie - Palmer, TN

“Rest in peace, Mike. I pray for your family here on earth and that you and Steven are together with your father and suffering no longer. I pray for...Read More »
3 of 41 | Posted by: Keith and Karen Stuart - FL

“We are so sorry for your lose ! Will be sadly missed ! RIP Mike ”
4 of 41 | Posted by: Jean and Rick Quinn - Hudson, FL

“My heart is very sad to hear about Mike, We have been friends of the family for over 60 years. You are in my prayers.q2kmi ”
5 of 41 | Posted by: Gayle Mullins - lakeland, FL

“Shocked and at a loss for words . Mike was such an important part of my life when I first moved to Tampa. Many first I shared with him . First Tarpon...Read More »
6 of 41 | Posted by: Renee Puchalla-Rood

“We are saddened by the loss of our friend. May God comfort your family during this most difficult time. Hold on to your memories! ”
7 of 41 | Posted by: Sonny King - Ruskin, FL - Friend

“I grew up watching Mike during his whole career. It was not until 2002 that I got to talk to Mike when he was wrestling on a independent show that I...Read More »
8 of 41 | Posted by: John Galey - Tampa, FL

“Mike my father enjoyed working with you and your father you were a lot of fun to be around. I enjoyed working with you at FCW. My Prayers go out to...Read More »
9 of 41 | Posted by: Jonard Solie - Sarasota, FL

“mike i will never forget the time you me jack and jerry brisco went to gonzales texas to a willie nelson 4th of july festivel in 1976 cant tell all...Read More »
10 of 41 | Posted by: capt. lewis - seffner , FL

“Go in Peace, Michael and Blessings to your Family. ”
11 of 41 | Posted by: Joni Cusimano - Tampa, FL

“I have known you almost all our lives, we met in 3rd grade. My sister reminded me of how we used to walk from school together, such a long time ago,...Read More »
12 of 41 | Posted by: Joni Cusimano - Tampa, FL

“I came back over today to read the memory book and have to say what a great mark that was left by Mike looking at all the friends and fans lives...Read More »
13 of 41 | Posted by: Sherry Groover - Orlando, FL

“I came back over today to read the memory book and have to say what a great mark that was left by Mike looking at all the friends and fans lives that...Read More »
14 of 41 | Posted by: Sherry Groover - Orlando, FL

“Mike we have been friends for so long and will always have great time to remember . The last time we we saw each other I was so happy for you as you...Read More »
15 of 41 | Posted by: Gerald (Jerry) Brisco - Odessa, FL

“Mike, I will always miss you....Harmonica Gregg ”
16 of 41 | Posted by: Gregg Lehasky - clearwater beach, FL

“My sincere condolences to Diane and Nicole for the loss of a husband , father and grandfather. Since the notice of his passing I have relived all the...Read More »
17 of 41 | Posted by: Gina Escarpanter - Tampa, FL

“Gone nut never forgotten... mentor, friend, businessman, loving father to Nicole and Steven, best friend to Steve Keirn and totally devoted Husband...Read More »
18 of 41 | Posted by: Brian Blair - Tampa, FL

“Mike has always been a true inspriration to all pro wrestlers. I don't think I could count the number of times I worked with Mike and his dad Eddie ....Read More »
19 of 41 | Posted by: Buddy Colt - tampa, FL

“You will be missed and remembered by so many. Thoughts of your family in this time. ”
20 of 41 | Posted by: Bonita Kent - Tampa, FL

“My sincere thoughts are with the Mike Graham family during this trying time. Mike Graham was well respected in the world of pro wrestling as a...Read More »
21 of 41 | Posted by: Matt Riviera

“Mike was a good person, inside and out! At Robinson High School he treated everyone with respect, no matter what status you were in the "pecking"...Read More »
22 of 41 | Posted by: eileen and felice tremmel - tampa, FL

“RIP Mike, you will be remembered fondly always. ”
23 of 41 | Posted by: Colleen - St.Petersburg, FL

“Thanks for all the great memories, Mike.. You will be missed for sure. ”
24 of 41 | Posted by: Mike Pratt - Franklin, NC - Fan

“My favorite memories of Mike are from our childhood days of skipping rocks on the waters of old Tampa Bay. My thoughts and prayers are with Diane and...Read More »
25 of 41 | Posted by: Pam Allyn - Charlotte area, NC

“It was only 13 weeks we worked Talking Wrestling together, but long enough to know what a great person and consumate professional you were Mike. The...Read More »
26 of 41 | Posted by: Tedd Webb - Brandon, FL - friend

“I am very saddened to hear the news of Mikes passing...My best friend and I attended many Monday Nights at The Orlando Sports Stadium in the 70s.....Read More »
27 of 41 | Posted by: Sherry Groover - Orlando, FL

“Growing up in Philadelphia, I followed Mike's career through magazines and the short time Championship Wrestling From Florida was syndicated here in...Read More »
28 of 41 | Posted by: Steve M - Fan

“I will never forget as a young fan arriving in Florida watching Mike wrestle in Orlando at the Eddie Graham Sports Complex and also at the Tampa...Read More »
29 of 41 | Posted by: A.J. Penalosa - Palm Harbor, FL

“I watched Mike wrestle many time thru the years. My respect and sorrow for The Gossett Family. May the souls of the faithful departed through the...Read More »
30 of 41 | Posted by: Joe Willis - Coal Township, PA

“You gave us so many great memories Mike. You will never be forgotten. ”
31 of 41 | Posted by: Walter Willis - Atlanta, GA

“Our familes have been friends since 1955, Mike and I grew up in the wrestling business together, I fished and hunted with Eddie through out my life....Read More »
32 of 41 | Posted by: Larry Whittler - Tampa, FL

“Mike, you are a legend in the wrestling business.. I will never forget what you and your father did for the business. We only met once but from that...Read More »
33 of 41 | Posted by: Deon Johnson - Clinton, SC

“Rest In Peace,Mike. I moved to Florida in 1971 and saw Mike's TV debut and watched him throughout his career.I was a ringsider at West Palm for many...Read More »
34 of 41 | Posted by: Pete Jarvis

“Rest in peace, Mike. Thank you for serving as such a positive influence to myself as well as those around for my entire lifetime... From my childhood...Read More »
35 of 41 | Posted by: RIck Ingram - Tampa, FL - Friend

“Rest in Peace Edward (Mike Graham ) Gossett, You where one of the good guy's in this crazy wrestling business. Your words of wisdom and advice to a...Read More »
36 of 41 | Posted by: Rick Allen - Northport , NY

“i worked with mike several times through the years we first met 1984 at the tampa sportium ”
37 of 41 | Posted by: bob hamel - npr, FL - friend

“Sorry for your loss Praying for you ”
38 of 41 | Posted by: Ron Hyatt - panama city, FL - fan

“Sorry for your loss wrestling has loss a great man ”
39 of 41 | Posted by: Louis Morrow - Essex, MD

“RIP Mike. You were one of the best to ever grace the ring. Someone I've watched since childhood. Someone i worked with and learned from over the...Read More »
40 of 41 | Posted by: Bob Cook - North Port, FL

“I am very sorry to hear of this tragic loss he was a wonderful person, very funny and sweet! My deepest sympathy to his daughter and Diane who...Read More »
41 of 41 | Posted by: Kimberly taylor - Dunedin, FL


Gossett, Edward "Mike Graham" 61 of Indian Rocks Beach, FL. passed away 10/18/2012. He was born in Chattanooga, TN. 9/22/1951. He was pre-deceased by his father, Edward Gossett; mother: Lucille Gossett; son: Steve Gossett. He is survived by his Loving wife, Diane of Indian Rocks Beach; daughter: Nicole & Family. Friends will be received on 11/2/2012 from 2-4 PM at the Largo Cultural Center 105 Central Park Dr. Online condolences can be made at brewerfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers donations can be made at Mike Graham Memorial Fund @ Wells Fargo Bank. Brewer & Sons South Tampa 813-835-4991