Shad Gaspard passed away this week at the age of 39. Gaspard went missing on Sunday after being pulled under by a rip current in Venice Beach. His body was found washed ashore on Wednesday.
Shad was swimming with his 10-year-old son when things became rough and lifeguards rushed to save them. Shad directed lifeguards to save his son before him. Fortunately, his son was saved but Shad was pulled under by the current.
The former WWE superstar leaves behind his wife and son.
COLLARxELBOW, a clothing company founded by Al Snow, released a shirt honoring Gaspard with 100% of the proceeds going to Shad's family.
100% of the proceeds from this shirt will go directly to Shad’s family. If you can’t afford a shirt but still want to donate send donations via PayPal to collarxelbow @gmail.com and put BEAST in the notes. Also there will be a go fund me set up shortly. https://t.co/2unUusOjIe pic.twitter.com/Ja5g2TAP6U— COLLARxELBOW (@COLLARxELBOW) May 20, 2020
Al Snow worked with Shad during their time in Ohio Valley Wrestling.
You can see how the wrestling world remembered Shad by clicking here.