After news broke of Paul Bearer‘s death, the wrestling industry began to speak out about the legendary manager. Some such tweets are compiled below:
This picture was taken 10 days ago…we lost a dear friend today..you will be missed by many, Paul Bearer. twitter.com/JerryLawler/st…
— Jerry Lawler (@JerryLawler) March 6, 2013
Rest in peace, Paul Bearer. You will never be forgotten. There will never be another.
— Triple H (@TripleH) March 6, 2013
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
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) March 6, 2013
Just informed via wwe.com Paul Bearer aka Percy Pringle passed away earlier today. I have no other details. RIP old friend.
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) March 6, 2013
Goodbye to a good friend, Paul Bearer. Say hi to Owen for me.
— Bret Hart (@BretHart) March 6, 2013
So sad.We lost a great person and a wonderful man today.Rest in peace paul bearer. God bless his family and Godspeed. — Michael Cole (@MichaelCole) March 6, 2013
Saddened to learn of the passing of Paul Bearer (William Moody). He was a unique, one of a kind individual both in and out of the ring. RIP — Howard Finkel (@howardfinkel) March 6, 2013
RIP PAUL BEARER.KNEW HIM SINCE HE STARTED.BOOKED HIM IN HIS FIRST REAL WRESTLING JOB IN FLORIDA.THE BIZ LOST A GOOD ONE TODAY. — Dirty Dutch Mantell(@dirtydutchman1) March 6, 2013
I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Paul Bearer. Our prayers go out to him and his family. God Bless!! — Shawn Michaels (@ShawnMichaels) March 6, 2013
Very sad to hear about William Moody/Paul Bearer. Such a sweet man, and my friend. My condolences to his family. I’ll miss ya Uncle Paul
— Adam (Edge) Copeland (@EdgeRatedR) March 6, 2013
Very sorry to hear of the passing of Paul Bearer.My best wishes to his family.A lovely man and my friend.RIP. — William Regal (@RealKingRegal) March 6, 2013
Paul Bearer/William Moody,you taught me so much. It truly saddens me to hear about this! I Love You, and I thank you eternally! RIP — Ricardo Rodriguez(@RRWWE) March 6, 2013
I’m so at a loss right for words right now.I’ve known him since 1995 & I can’t get myself together enough to write anything at the moment. — Sean Waltman (@TheRealXPac) March 6, 2013
Our condolences go out to the many family, friends and fans of William Moody.A great performer in our industry.
— Dixie Carter (@TNADixie) March 6, 2013
The wrestling world lost a great man today.Rest in peace Paul Bearer. #RIPPaulBearer
— ROH Wrestling (@ringofhonor) March 6, 2013
Sad to hear of the passing of Bill Moody (Paul Bearer)… Not a nicer man in the biz. RIP bro — Diamond Dallas Page (@RealDDP) March 6, 2013
The scary man with the strange voice. Rest In Power Paul Bearer… — MVP (@The305MVP) March 6, 2013
Very sad to hear that Paul Bearer has passed away tonight… My thoughts, prayers, & heart go out to his family, friends & loved ones… RIP — Mickie James (@MickieJames) March 6, 2013
Sad to hear about the passing of Paul Bearer.One of the best managers of all time.Pretty sure EVERYONE has tried imitating his voice — Tyson Kidd (@KiddWWE) March 6, 2013
Sad to hear the loss of Paul Bearer. He was always very friendly to me and very passionate about this business. He will be missed. — Michael McGillicutty (@WWEMcGillicutty) March 6, 2013
RIP Paul. A good man and an asset to this business and locker room. Always brought a smile to people’s faces. You’ll be missed.
— Tensai (@WWETensai) March 6, 2013
Heartbroken hearing the news of Paul Bearer’s passing. Truly one of the good guys! RIP my friend! — Jimmy Korderas (@jimmykorderas) March 6, 2013
It’s very sad to hear about the passing of a great & unique performer, Bill Moody-Paul Bearer. My thoughts & prayers go out to his family. — Matt Hardy (@MATTHARDYBRAND) March 6, 2013
Very sad! God be with william moody’s family! God protect the moody family, please. Prayers sent. So sad — GOLDUST (@DUSTIN_RHODES1) March 6, 2013
#RIPPaulBearer ….you always made me smile. Great entertainer, even better man! We love you & will forever miss you! God bless….
— Michelle McCool (@McCoolMichelleL) March 6, 2013