There was a 10-bell salute for Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart at last night’s WWE live event at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina following the news of his passing earlier in the day.
There was a 10-bell salute in honor of Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart at #WWEColumbia tonight. @NewAgeInsiders pic.twitter.com/6upHNWlNvT
— Justin. (@PWAmateur) August 14, 2018
The wrestling world has taken to social media with remembrances of Neidhart’s legendary life and career, sending their love to his daughter Natalya and the entire Neidhart family.
I am overwhelmed with grief, love and sympathy by the passing of Jim Neidhart. Love and prayers to his family. He was always with me and a real friend through the good and bad. Love and miss you already, Jim. RIP my brother. HH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) August 13, 2018
My Good Friend Jim Neidhart, A World Class Athlete And A Man Among Men. Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/JSmdpZ9YZ1
— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) August 13, 2018
So sad about Jim’s passing.
We shared a passion for golf. Used to drag our clubs along on the road. Great times together and cherished memories. Prayers and condolences for his family 🙏🙏🙏 https://t.co/KwW88JzVJX
— Lex Luger (@GenuineLexLuger) August 13, 2018
ONE OF MY OLDEST FRIENDS IN THE BUSINESS JIM NEIDHART. WE TRAVEL TOGETHER I LOVE HIM FOREVER LIKE A BROTHER. GOD BLESS FAMILY I NEVER FORGET YOU BUBBA. pic.twitter.com/lt1dE8QOvt
— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) August 13, 2018
If you couldn’t like Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart your the one with the problem. You didn’t to always agree with him but if this guy would give the shirt off his back. He was a tremendous athlete. Track and… https://t.co/M26hWaX4vc
— Gene Okerlund (@TheGeneOkerlund) August 13, 2018
I’ve worked with hundreds in the wrestling business. Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart was no doubt one of the most underrated of all time. Great wrestler, great entertainer, phenomenal human being. Thank you for all you did for us. pic.twitter.com/D8pU9WXJLU
— Vince Russo (@THEVinceRusso) August 13, 2018
Thoughts are with @NatbyNature, @TJWilson & the Neidhart & Hart families on this sad day. #RIPAnvil
— Sami Zayn (@SamiZayn) August 13, 2018
My heart is heavy today. @NatbyNature father was one of a kind & seeing their love & relationship with one another was so special. It made you want something like that. My prayers are with the whole family. 💗🖤🙏
— Summer Rae (@DanielleMoinet) August 13, 2018
So sorry to hear about the passing of @NatbyNature ‘s father Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart. He had such a huge beautiful spirit! Nattie, we are all thinking about you today and pray for your entire family! Condolences 🙏🏼 Much Love! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/IEUqLPfG6f
— Lilian Garcia (@LilianGarcia) August 13, 2018
I’m heartbroken to hear of the sudden passing of my 30+ year friend, Jim Neidhart.
We met in the 80’s when Bill Watts booked ‘The Anvil’ in Mid South & Jim even coached Cowboy’s son Micah on how to shot put.
We lost a damn, good man. #RIPAnvil
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) August 13, 2018