WWE has announced that Paul Bearer, real name William Moody, passed away earlier Tuesday evening, March 5th.
Moody, born on April 10th 1954, was better known as a professional wrestler and manager, working under the names Paul Bearer and Percival Pringle III. He was known for his time in World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) and World Wrestling Federation, where he most famously began managing the Undertaker in 1991. No reports as to what caused his death have been released.
WWE posted the following statement on their website: