Over the last decade Moody has had serious health problems. Moody has had problems with his gallbladder as well as morbid obesity..
Paul Bearer has been known as one of the most iconic characters in the WWE history. Bearer has been well known for his white makeup, high-pitched voice and the urn he always carried around with him. Bearer was known as the WWE’s mortician. Moody was actually in the funeral home industry before joining the WWE.
Moody’s character Paul Bearer joined the WWE in 1990. Bearer was ofter paired with The Undertaker. The two characters were known for feuding and getting back together, but constantly stayed in each other’s storylines.
Many of the WWE community took to Twitter to give their condolences.
“Rest in peace, Paul Bearer. You will never be forgotten. There will never be another.”
“I’m sorry to hear of the passing of Paul Bearer. Our prayers go out to him and his family. God Bless!!”
“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 #RIPPaulBearer”
“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”
William Moody left the WWE in 2002 and returned in 2004 but only for a short time. Paul Bearer has made sporadic appearances over the years but most notable was in 2012. Bearer will forever be an iconic character of the WWE. He will greatly be missed by fans.
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