Verne Gagne passes away on Monday at age 89

first_img Pinterest The Rock Honors Mean Gene Okerlund Now Playing Up Next Twitter Stone Cold Steve Austin Legendary wrestler and AWA promoter Vernge Gagne passed away on Monday according to a tweet sent out by WWE Hall of Famer “Mean Gene” Okerlund. Gagne was 89. He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for the last few years.Gagne was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006.Okerlund wrote the following on Twitter late Monday evening.“Sad to hear my longtime friend Verne Gagne has passed today.  To me their was never anybody quite like him. May you rest in peace. GO”Source: @TheGeneOkerlundRecommended videosPowered by AnyClipWrestling Fans Mourn The Loss Of WWE Legend Mean Gene OkerlundVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:38/Current Time 0:02Loaded: 100.00%0:02Remaining Time -0:36 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Triple H Kevin Nash Shares Heartfelt Condolences For WWEs Mean Gene Okerlund Now Playing Up Next Videos Articles Hulk Hogan Harley Race laid to rest on Wednesday; WWE names a studio after Mean Gene Okerlund Now Playing Up Next Videos Articlescenter_img Google+ Hulk Hogan Returns to WWE Now Playing Up Next Ric Flair Pays Tribute To Late Friend Now Playing Up Next Videos Articles WhatsApp Wrestling Fans Mourn The Loss Of WWE Legend Mean Gene Okerlund Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook WWE Confidential series to be uploaded on network, Sin Cara working on his comeback Hulk Hogan says he is “too old” to wrestle again, Bret Hart opens Pro Wrestling Tees storelast_img read more