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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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106.

ANTHONY     

him he was 58 HUH , 5+8= 13, its 2013, no coincidence here, he must have owed money to the illuminati

596 days ago
107.

CanuDigit_sukka    

I remember growing up being creeped out by paul bearer hating him, to this day one of my favorite moments in wrestling history was when kane and undertaker shoved him in the manhole. Still his death hits hard as a wrestling fan. I don't know what the wwf (it was better in those days so refuse to call it by its new name) would of been without him

596 days ago
108.

Kowny Krush    

WHO?

595 days ago
109.

TonyD    

R.I.P Paul Bearer you will be missed by all! I remember when you first came on the WWF as it was known as back then and you introduced the Undertaker and he was and still is a wrecking machine... You may not be around any more but your legacy lives on...

595 days ago
110.

the rock     

it is sad he died

583 days ago
111.

anmol    

it is the sadest moment in the wwe universe........
paul place is unique and never be fullfilled by any one.......if undertaker are able to do 21-0 is the great tributte to paul.we never forget the moments you spend in wwe .it will remain alive always.paul never dies he always remian in deepest core of our heart................thanks paul to give us a great moments in wwe...

581 days ago
112.

RK Wall    

His name "Paul Bearer" implies he will carry himself to the gravesite‼ ...z00m1

574 days ago
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