He burst into the WWE world in 1991 and quickly became a fan favorite. William Moody, better known by his stage name Paul Bearer, died Tuesday according to WWE website.
The WWE article reads:
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.
No cause of death have been released, but the 58-year-old Moody had suffered from health problems over the past 10 years.
Once the news was released, friends and fans took to Twitter:
"Rest in peace, Paul Bearer. You will never be forgotten. There will never be another," Triple H tweeted.
"Very sad about Paul Bearer,he was a great person and one of the original boys,he was what made wrestling great much love much respect HH," Hulk Hogan wrote on Twitter.
"Just found out Paul Bearer died tonight. He was always so nice when I talked to him. My thoughts n prayers are w/ his family," The Miz tweeted.WWE SMACKDOWN: Paul Bearer Returns to WWE
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