Moody debuteerde in 1991 in de WWE als manager van The Undertaker. Tijdens zijn carrière speelde hij een belangrijke rol in diverse high profile verhaallijnen in de WWE.
Een groot aantal WWE sterren hebben via Twitter gereageerd op het verlies van Paul Bearer:
Triple H: “Rest in peace, Paul Bearer. You will never be forgotten. There will never be another.”
Hulk Hogan: “Very sad about Paul Bearer, he was a great person and one of the original boys, he was what made wrestling great, much love and respect.”
Bret Hart: “Goodbye to a good friend, Paul Bearer. Say hi to Owen for me.”
Michelle McCool: “You always made me smile. Great entertainer, even better man! We love you and will forever miss you! God bless.”
Edge: “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.”
Ricardo Rodriguez: “Paul Bearer/William Moody, you taught me so much. It truly sadens me to hear about this! I love you, and I think you enterally. RIP.”
Shawn Michaels: “I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Paul Bearer. Our prayers go out to him and his family. God Bless!!”
Jim Ross: “Just informed via wwe.com Paul Bearer aka Percy Pringle passed away earlier today. I have no other details. RIP old friend.”
Shane Helms: “Saddened to hear about the passing of wrestling legend (Paul Bearer). Glad I got to see ya one last time just recently, Paul. Bless your fam… I never heard one bad thing said about Paul. In this biz, that’sextremely rare. It says a lot about the man.”
Kevin Nash: RIP my friend. You will never be replaced. Not to late to add to the (Hall of Fame).
The Miz: “Just found out Paul Bearer died tonight. He was always so nice when I talked to him. My thoughts n prayers are w/his family.”
Honky Tonk Man: “Saddened to hear of my pal Paul Bearer passing away. I was informed a few moments after he silently went. A great fellow has gone.”
Joey Mercury: “Very saddened to hear of Paul Bearer’s passing. An extremely gracious and generous man I had the good fortune of knowing.”
Tensai: “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.”