– DEAD: Gene Okerlund (aged 76)
-American professional wrestling interviewer and announcer
Eugene Arthur Okerlund (December 19, 1942 – January 2, 2019) also known by his ring name”Mean” Gene Okerlund, was an American professional wrestling interviewer, announcer and wrestler. He was best known for his work in the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling. Gene was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006 by Hulk Hogan. He was signed to a lifetime contract with WWE and worked for promotional programs, mostly WWE Networkprogramming and occasionally TV.
DEATH: Okerlund died on January 2, 2019 at the age of 76.