It was announced moments ago that wrestling legend Vader passed away on Monday. Several wrestling personalities have taken to Twitter to react to the news, which you can see below.
— Samoa Joe (@SamoaJoe) June 20, 2018
RIP Vader 🙏 https://t.co/wEgrcdzJMH
— SARAYA (@RealPaigeWWE) June 20, 2018
Maaaaan…Vader was my guy as a child and was a sweetheart when he came down to FCW to help train us. I’m forever grateful for the conversations I was able to share with him. Condolences to Leon’s son, Jesse, and the rest of his family.
— Florida Man (@WWEBigE) June 20, 2018
— Bully Ray (@bullyray5150) June 20, 2018
My prayers and thoughts go out to the family Of truly one of the greatest big men to step foot in the ring. Vader my friend May you R.I.P
— D-von Dudley HOF (@TestifyDVon) June 20, 2018
My deepest condolences, Jesse! I am so sorry to hear this. I had just received a text and qkly researched. So sad to find it to be true! I had hoped it was just a bad rumor. I learned much w wrkg w your dad. His stamp on wrestling will long be remembered! RIP Leon! 😔 https://t.co/aneD6B4neb
— Shane Douglas (@TheFranchiseSD) June 20, 2018