WWE Hall of Famer, Howard Finkel has passed away at the age of 69.
Finkel made his WWE debut in 1977 at Madison Square Garden and went on to have a long-running full-time gig as the WWWF transitioned to the WWE in 1980.
Known as the first and later the longest serving WWE employee, Finkel was known for his call of “anbd the NNNEEWWW World Champion!”
WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel has passed away at age 69. https://t.co/tqmD68ZsQp
— WWE (@WWE) April 16, 2020
Finkel was voted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2009.