In the wake of Bobby Eaton’s passing, the WWE Universe has had flashbacks and paid tribute to legendary contributor The Midnight Express.
With a reputation as one of the best professional entertainers in sports, WWE legends and superstars such as The Edge, William Regal, Samoa Joe and more have shown their respect for Eaton.
If you’re serious about professional wrestling, you’ve studied Bobby Eaton. And to understand how special he was in color. Every time I ran into him outside, he got even better. #RIPBobbyEaton
— Adam (Edge) Copeland (@EdgeRatedR) August 5, 2021
My deepest condolences to the families of Taryn, Dillon and Dustin and Bobby Eaton who have passed away. https://t.co/k9x6tbVLZm Dear friend, partner, travel companion, teacher, consummate professional who will make everyone who knows him feel happy inside, love you. x
— William Regal (@RealKingRegal) August 5, 2021
Bobby Eaton is someone with a professional reputation that you strive to build and a personal reputation that you hope those you care about will have for you. A master of his craft and one of the nicest people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. My condolences to his family, thanks for the memories
— Samoa Joe (@SamoaJoe) August 5, 2021
My heart and prayers go out to Bobby Eaton’s family. Bobby was a great fighter and a great friend. Rest in peace, my friend.
I didn’t know anyone who didn’t like Bobby. He was just a great man! pic.twitter.com/FK9d1Lphbx
— Ted DiBiase (@MDMTedDiBiase) August 5, 2021
RIP Handsome Bobby Eaton from the legendary Midnight Express. I am fortunate to have learned from you during my stay. @ovwrestling … Thanks for the memories. My condolences to the Eaton family. #AlabamaJam #MidnightExpress pic.twitter.com/Nkl3fbtNpP
– Shelton J. Benjamin (@Sheltyb803) August 5, 2021
Woke up to the terrible news that Bobby Eaton had passed away. Such a master of his craft; I am as scared of you today as I was as a child. As an even better person, I am honored to have met you along the way. My heart is indifferent to everything. Relax sir. 🙏
— Adam Pearce (@ScrapDaddyAP) August 5, 2021
My heart goes out to Bobby Eaton’s family, friends and fans. A one-of-a-kind talent whose in-ring ability made him so real.
— Eric Bischoff (@EBischoff) August 5, 2021
Found an old pair of tights that lovely Bobby Eaton gave me when we worked together in WCW. great man I love you always, friend. #RIPBobbyEaton pic.twitter.com/c9ckMRBdi9
— Charles Robinson (@WWErobinson) August 5, 2021