Earl Hebner and others comment on the death of referee Dave Hebner

As previously noted, former WWE referee and road agent Dave Hebner passed away at at his home in Mechanicsville, Virginia.

Dave’s twin brother Earl issued a statement on Saturday morning…

“Yesterday I had to say my last goodbye to my other half, my partner in crime, my road buddy for years, my brother for 73 years. I love you David, I’ll never count you out.”

Here were some additional tributes…

Sean Waltman: “I’m sad to learn of Dave Hebner’s passing. He & his brother Earl are two of the nicest people I’ve ever crossed paths with in Pro Wrestling.”

Gerald Brisco: “Sad news about Dave Hebner been friends since 1970 when he and baby Earl were setting up the ring. Had much respect for the Hebner’s. They were part of the company biggest angle both are deserving to @WWE HOF.”

Kane: “By the time I arrived in @WWE, Dave was a road agent, helping with travel arrangements and a liason with arena staff. He was a super guy and will be missed.”

Mickie James: “My thoughts and prayers are with all of the Hebner family right now. I’m so saddened to hear of the passing of Dave Hebner. Sending you both @TheEarlHebner & @babyhebner every bit of my love. Our condolences to your family, friends & all his loved ones. Im so sorry. ♥️”

Gail Kim: “I am so saddened to hear about Dave Hebner’s passing. I adore this whole family so much. I’ve been so fortunate to be able to work with Dave, Earl, Brian and Katie and I’m thinking of them all today at this sad time. Let’s celebrate Dave’s life. Love to the Hebners ❤️”