Former WWE Tag Team Champion Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart, who passed away this past Monday at the age of 63, was laid to rest today in Florida.
Neidhart’s daughter and WWE star Natalya, Tweeted the following on her father’s funeral services as seen below:
Jim Neidhart passed away on Monday after The Pasco County sheriff’s office said he fell at his home, hit his head and “succumbed to his injury.” Following Neidhart’s death, tons of pro wrestling names reacted on Twitter, offering support to Natalya and the family and friends of The Anvil. Jimmy Hart, the longtime manager of The Hart Foundation, had the following to say to The New York Times following Neidhart’s passing.
“Neidhart was such a great character back then,” Jimmy Hart said in an interview. “Bret was more cool, the girls loved him. Neidhart and myself were kind of the evil twins.”
ProWrestling.com’s Humza Hussain published a Jim Neidhart tribute piece earlier this week, and you can read it in the link below
There’s gonna be one hell of a party in heaven today…. 💕🖤 pic.twitter.com/oFc4D4OMsT
— Nattie (@NatbyNature) August 17, 2018
— Humza Hussain (@CameraShotHH) August 17, 2018