Paul Bearer has passed away
WWE announced tragic news this evening:
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.
– PWInsider reports that William Moody (Paul Bearer) had openly told several people that he hadn’t been feeling well for some time now. He recently pulled himself off of some of his regular bookings next month, citing not feeling well.
Bearer’s last tweets were on March 2nd. He reportedly passed away around 5pm PST this evening. He would have been 59 next month.