Brodie Lee passed away at the age of 41-years-old. His wife Amanda confirmed that his cause of death was a lung related issue, but not COVID-19. He was surrounded by his family.
The pro wrestling world reacted in sadness. This included many of those who shared the ring with Lee. Wrestlers from every company he ever traveled to reacted in sadness.
WWE, a company where Brodie Lee worked for years, also released a statement after his passing.
WWE is saddened to learn that Jon Huber, known to WWE fans as Luke Harper, passed away today at age 41. WWE extends its condolences to Huber’s family, friends and fans.
The company’s official Twitter account followed this up with many retweets about Brodie Lee from various Superstars. The man, once known as Luke Harper in the Wyatt Family, left behind a wife and two children. He also made a ton of memories along the way for pro wrestling fans everywhere.
Triple H also tweeted out saying: “Amazing talent …. Better human being, husband and father.”
You can read WWE’s reaction along with additional reactions below.
WWE is saddened to learn that Jon Huber, known to WWE fans as Luke Harper, passed away today at age 41. WWE extends its condolences to Huber’s family, friends and fans.https://t.co/hZnBguE4Mj
— WWE (@WWE) December 27, 2020
Our entire brotherhood and industry mourns tonight. In addition to his incredible passion and talent, Jon was above all else, a great man, who loved his family more than words can say. Please keep them in your thoughts. I’ll see you down the road, brother ♥️ #RIPBrodieLee pic.twitter.com/DvTNr3Vo4g
— Drew McIntyre (@DMcIntyreWWE) December 27, 2020
This is devastating. Jon was just…great. A great, funny, immensely talented, warm, family driven human being. All of our love, thoughts and warmth to his family.
— Adam (Edge) Copeland (@EdgeRatedR) December 27, 2020
I can not, even begin to say how I feel about the loss of Huber/Harper…..
I have been blessed, to work with the GREATEST TALENT EVER!!
Huber/Harper, was definitely, one of those that qualified as one of those TALENTS!!
— Michael PS Hayes (@MichaelPSHayes1) December 27, 2020
I don’t know what we were doing, just messing around at work. Jon peeking in the back. I can not emphasize how nice he was. Always laughing. Made the locker room so much more fun. A great man. A great father. R.I.P. ❤ pic.twitter.com/S9GANkScAf
— Ariya Daivari (@AriyaDaivariWWE) December 27, 2020
They don’t make better people than Jon Huber. Just such an awesome guy and loving husband and father. Watching him with his kids backstage always made me feel like I was home. Prayers up. #RIPBrodieLee
— Dean Muhtadi (@MojoRawleyWWE) December 27, 2020
I am heartbroken to hear of the passing of @ThisBrodieLee who was a a dear friend to so many of us. He was an amazing husband and a devoted father. His love for his family was immeasurable. I am sending prayers and love to Amanda, Brodie, Nolan and Jon Huber’s family~ pic.twitter.com/VTC0aC0dqJ
— NattieByNature (@NatbyNature) December 27, 2020