Brodie Lee, the previous WWE wrestler often known as Luke Harper, has tragically handed away, aged simply 41.
Born Jonathan Huber in New York state, his demise was introduced on social media by his spouse, Amanda Huber.
“My finest buddy died right this moment,” she wrote. “I by no means needed to put in writing out these phrases. My coronary heart is damaged.
“The world noticed him because the superb @brodielee (fka Luke Harper) however he was my finest buddy, my husband, and the best father you’d ever meet.
“No phrases can specific the love I really feel or how damaged I’m proper now. He handed surrounded by love ones after a tough fought battle with a non Covid associated lung problem. The @mayoclinic is actually one of the best workforce of docs and nurses on the earth who surrounded me with fixed love.
“On prime of that, I can’t specific my love and admiration for the best way @allelitewrestling has handled not solely my husband however myself and my children.
“@margaret.stalvey @meghalegalgirl10 @americannightmarecody @thebrandirhodes @nickjacksonyb @mattjackson13 @kennyomegamanx @tonyrkhan and the remainder of the workforce at AEW have helped maintain me standing and choose up all of the damaged items.
“I’ve been surrounded by a lot love and unimaginable individuals I can’t tag all of them however they know who they’re and I don’t assume they are going to ever understand how grateful I’m for them.”
Huber labored for over a decade on the impartial circuit beneath the Brodie Lee identify, earlier than signing with WWE in 2012 and taking the identify Luke Harper.
He grew to become the corporate’s Intercontinental Champion in 2014, and departed WWE in 2019 to affix AEW earlier this 12 months.