Gene Okerlund

Dec 19, 1942 – Jan 2, 2019 (Age 76)


"Mean" Gene Okerlund (1942 – 2019) was the star announcer for professional wrestling for many years. He came to fame as the face of the WWE, moving later to the rival WCW, returning to the WWE for the remainder of his career. He died at the age of 76. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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RIP Mean Gene! Truly missed!

Please accept my heartfelt and sympathy to the family and friends of Gene Okerlund. May God continue to comfort you every day in the time of your distress. - Cheryl Bridges Auflick, Myrtle Beach S.C. January 14, 2019

I always enjoyed watching Mean Gene announce on Wrestling. He made it worth waiting for every week. Gene you will be missed. Prayers go out to his family.

Thank You R.I.P

Our sincere condolences to the Okerlund family. May you receive comfort love and support during this difficult time. Sweet Memories helps to us all to remain strong

I remember you interviewing all the great awa
wrestlers back in the day in minneapolis great entertainment you rock mean gene rip

May the God of all peace bring comfort to the Okerlund family and friends at this difficult time.

I Watch You In WCW When I Was Growing Up.. Mean Gene By God Gene.. You Will Be Miss A Lot My Brother!!.. Until We See You In Heaven..

Verry stunned