Got a Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV or Android TV? Get PIX11 content there now!

William Moody aka Paul Bearer dies at the age of 58

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

(PIX11) The wrestling community lost a legend… William Moody a.k.a Paul Bearer, one of the most memorable wrestling managers in WWE history past away yesterday.

Although the cause of death has not confirmed, TMZ has reported that Moody suffered from morbid obesity and gallbladder issues.

la-sp-sn-paul-bearer-dies-20130306-001

Paul Bearer debuted with the WWE in 1991, managing The Undertaker, where he guided “The Deadman” to the WWE title, before turning on him to manage his brother Kane.

Before he entered the world of professional wrestling, Moody was a real life funeral director, which was the inspiration for the character every child was afraid of in the early 90’s.