WWE Legend George ‘The Animal’ Steele Has Passed Away At Age 79
Sad news to pass along in the wrestling family as it was reported on Friday that WWF/WWE legend George ‘The Animal’ Steele passed away due to kidney failure, according to a report from TMZ.
“WWE Hall of Famer George “The Animal” Steele died Thursday night in Florida from kidney failure … George’s wife, Patricia, tells TMZ Sports.
Patricia tells us George had been in and out of hospice care since April.
George had some legendary bouts with Randy Savage back in the day — and other wrestling greats are reacting to the sad news. Hulk Hogan said, “My brother, only love, only grateful.”
George”the Animal”Steel,RIP my brother,only love,only grateful. HH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) February 17, 2017