Today  is  a  very  sad  day  for  wrestling  fans  because  earlier  today,  it  was  announced  that  William  Moody,  known  to  many  wrestling  fans  as  Percy  Pringle  III  and  Paul  Bearer,  died  at  the  age  of  58.  He  excited  all  of  us  wherever  went,  be  in  World  Class  Championship  Wrestling  (WCCW),  the  World  Wrestling  Federation (WWF)/World  Wrestling  Entertainment  (WWE),  and  his  brief  run  in  Total  Nonstop  Action  (TNA)  Wrestling.  He  will  always  be  remembered  for  his  role  as  the  manager  of  The Undertaker,  Kane  and  Mick  Foley  as  Mankind.  The  first  time  I  saw  him  was  in  a  promo  with  The  Undertaker  on  an  episode  of  WWF  Superstars  back  in  1991,  which  was  during  the  time  period  in  which  everyone  was  scared  of  The  Undertaker.  I  even  remembered  seeing  him  without  the  makeup  and  dyed  hair  during  the  Undertaker  vs.  Kane  feud  from  1997  until  WWF  Wrestlemania  14  in  March  1998.  During  his  time  away  from  wrestling,  he  spent  it  running  his  own  funeral  parlor  in  his  home  state  of  Alabama,  and  being  with  his  family.  There  aren’t  enough  words  to  describe  what  he  has  done  for  professional  wrestling,  but  he  will  always  be  loved  and  remembered  for  his  powerful  role  in  bringing  The  Undertaker  to  life.

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