– As noted, WWE Hall of Famer Verne Gagne has passed away at the age of 89. WWE, Triple H and others issued the following comments:
— WWE (@WWE) April 28, 2015
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.
— William Regal (@RealKingRegal) April 28, 2015
— Triple H (@TripleH) April 28, 2015
Sad to hear Verne Gagne passed away Great Wrestler & Promoter I enjoyed the AWA very much. RIP
— Tommy Dreamer (@THETOMMYDREAMER) April 28, 2015
Saw on Twitter & confirmed by @TheGeneOkerlund that the great Verne Gagne passed away today. Condolences to Verne's family & friends. RIP
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) April 28, 2015
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.
— Eric Bischoff (@EBischoff) April 28, 2015