REACTION TO THE PASSING OF VERNE GAGNE

Posted April 27th, 2015 by admin

Reaction is pouring in on Twitter to the death Monday evening of the legendary Verne Gagne who passed away at age 89.

@TripleH said “Saddened to hear of the passing of Verne Gagne. #TrueLegend #Pioneer #HallofFamer #RIPVerne”

@WWE said “WWE is saddened to learn that @WWE Hall of Famer Verne Gagne passed away Monday at the age of 89.”

@TheTommyDreamer said “Sad to hear Verne Gagne passed away Great Wrestler & Promoter I enjoyed the AWA very much. RIP”

@EBischoff said “On a plane and just heard the news about Verne Gagne. This one hits close and hurts. My thoughts, prayers and gratitude are with his family.”

@JRsBBQ said “Saw on Twitter & confirmed by @TheGeneOkerlund that the great Verne Gagne passed away today. Condolences to Verne’s family & friends. RIP”

@RealKingRegal said “Sad to hear of the passing of Verne Gagne.He was always very nice and complimentary to me when I met him in the ’90′s in WCW with son Greg.”

@IMPACTWrestling said “#TNA joins the entire wrestling world as we mourn the passing of Verne Gagne. A true legend who will never be forgotten. #RIP”

@BRyderTNA said “Sad to hear the news of the passing of Verne Gagne. A true legend and an important figure in the history of our business. #RIPVerneGagne”

@RealMickFoley said “Sad day for wrestling. I was just watching Verne yesterday on the network.”

@VinceMcMahon said “Our hearts go out to Verne Gagne’s family and friends.”

@OfficialTaz said “Thoughts & prayers towards Verne Gagne family. A trailblazer, great grappler & great Pro Wrestler. #Legend – RIP”

@scottnorton said “Just heard Verne Gagne passed way. True legend in Minnesota. RIP Buddy”

@apter1Wrestling said “I just received confirmation that Verne Gagne has died. Sincere condolences to his family, friends, and fans.”

@JoeyStyles said “I’m very saddened to hear about the passing of Verne Gagne; an outstanding husband, father, athlete and businessman. ”

@reallisamarie said “RIP to the Legendary Verne Gagne ”

@FrankieKazarian said “RIP Verne Gagne. Thank you for your many and varied contributions to our craft.”

@TheRealAlSnow said “R.I.P. Verne Gagne my condolences and prayers for his family”

@ShaneHelmscom said “Just hearing the news about the passing of Verne Gagne. Sad stuff. RIP Mr AWA!!”

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