The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) announced Tuesday night that the long time manager of The Undertaker, Paul Bearer, has passed away. He was 58.
Bearer, William Moody in real life, 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.
Entertainment site TMZ said Bearer, who is often called "The Father of Destruction," suffered serious health problems over the last decade.
"Our deepest condolences go out to Moody's family, friends and fans," the WWE posted. (We're) saddened to learn of the passing of William Moody, aka Paul Bearer."