William 'Paul Bearer' Moody no more, WWE Superstars react
A tragic news was announced this evening by WWE:
Paul Bearer passes
WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of William Moody, aka Paul Bearer. Moody made his WWE debut in 1991 as the manager of The Undertaker and went on to become a memorable part of WWE over the course of the next 20 years.
Our deepest condolences go out to Moody’s family, friends and fans.
According to reports online, it is said that Paul Bearer had complained to several close friends and associates that he hadn’t been feeling well for a while.
He also cancelled a few of his regular bookings for next month, citing ill health.
Several WWE stars reacted to Moody’s death on twitter, here are a few.
— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) March 6, 2013
So sad.We lost a great person and a wonderful man today.Rest in peace paul bearer. God bless his family and Godspeed.
— Michael Cole (@MichaelCole) March 6, 2013
I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Paul Bearer. Our prayers go out to him and his family. God Bless!!
Just informed via wwe.com Paul Bearer aka Percy Pringle passed away earlier today. I have no other details. RIP old friend.
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) March 6, 2013