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WWE Legend

Paul Bearer

Dead at 58

3/6/2013 8:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Paul Bearer -- the spooky WWE manager who helped introduce The Undertaker -- died Tuesday evening at the age of 58 ... this according to the WWE.

Bearer -- real name "Bill" Moody -- joined the WWE in 1990 ... playing the role of a creepy funeral director who managed various wrestling stars ... including Undertaker, Kane, Rick Rude, Vader and Mankind.

The details surrounding Bearer's death are unclear -- but he reportedly suffered from serious health problems over the past decade ... including morbid obesity and gallbladder issues.

R.I.P.

The WWE released a statement saying ... "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."

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46.

TheOriginalDonald    

May he REST IN PEACE (GONG)-Mark Callaway

407 days ago
47.

Emellbee    

This makes me legit sad. He was just one of the nicest guys to fans and such a presence in the ring.

407 days ago
48.

Dublin2016    

Rest in peace Paul Bearer!

407 days ago
49.

SoManyIdiots    

R.I.P. "Percy Pringle", as he was known before his WWE days.

407 days ago
50.

Dan    

RIP Paul, thanks for the memories and the great story lines. There was never anyone more perfect for a role in the WWE then Paul Bearer.

407 days ago
51.

TucoH    

It's an act. He'll pop out of a casket at raw.

407 days ago
52.

Shane    

RIP Paul!
Wow I've hear some sick comments on this site but this is just a new low! NTHEZONE Do everybody a favor and please go fall off a cliff with those two pieces of **** who liked your comment.

407 days ago
53.

IndyMike    

Anyone talking **** on this story is a POS

407 days ago
54.

Cricket    

R.I.P. Prayers to his family.

407 days ago
55.

PandiMarie4    

Rest in peace Paul Bearer :( Thank you for the memories and the wrestling star you gave us...Paul Bearer WWE H.O.F class of 2014 WITH RANDY SAVAGE...hopefully

407 days ago
56.

Chimey    

Hate it or love it, fake and all...these guys put 110% effort into their characters every night they perform in front of thousands. Condolences to his family and friends.

407 days ago
57.

Mr.noet al    

What is now the WWE was called WWF when he was there.

407 days ago
58.

paul    

RIP Paul Bearer

407 days ago
59.

Omar Garcia    

To those of you people who are hating, THIS ISIN'T PAUL BEARER, THIS IS WILLIAM MOODY DONT HATE THIS IS A REAL MAN'S DEATH! Dont udge of what he was think about his kids and wife + loved ones that he left behind

407 days ago
60.

vanessaolivia    

RIP

407 days ago
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