The WWE legend, who passed away after suffering a blood clot, will be laid to rest in his home state Alabama.
William Moody, better known by his stage name Paul Bearer, passed away at the age of 58 from a blood clot on March 5. The WWE announced his sudden death by releasing an official statement: “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.”
Paul’s funeral will take place 10 a.m. March 9 at the St. Vincent Catholic Church in Mobile, Ala. The WWE star, best known as the spooky manager/”funeral director” for the wrestler The Undertaker, will be laid to rest after the ceremony at Serenity Memorial Gardens.
Paul Bearer Remembered By Former Wrestlers
After the shocking news of Paul’s death broke, many former and current WWE stars took to Twitter to share their condolences for the WWE legend:
Ezekiel Jackson — “#RIPPaulBearer didn’t get to spend much time with him but the one day at lunch in Calgary will go in my book if I ever wrote one. #Godspeed”
Ricardo Rodriguez — “You always spoke very highly of me and I can not thank you enough for that! That you! #RIPPaulBearer”
Justin Roberts –“Very sad night. RIP Paul Bearer, a man I grew up watching on tv and was lucky enough to have later on, as a friend.”
Ted DiBiase Jr –“Losing one of our own @WWE feels like losing a family member. Thank you for the memories Paul! God Bless #RIPPaulBearer”
Bret Hart — “Goodbye to a good friend, Paul Bearer. Say hi to Owen for me.”
— Jenny Pickard
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