Former WWE referees Tim White, David Hebner pass away

Correction/clarification: A previous version of this story had an incorrect year for the Hell in a Cell match. It was 1998.

The WWE lost a pair of its longtime referees over the weekend with the deaths of David Hebner on Friday and Tim White on Sunday.

White began his career of more than two decades in 1985, working with Andre the Giant on a part-time basis. He later moved up to officiate high-profile matches such as the legendary Hell in a Cell Match in 1998 between Undertaker and Mankind at King of the Ring.

White was 68.

Hebner served as the referee for several classic matches, including Randy Savage vs. Ricky Steamboat at Wrestlemania III and Savage vs. Hulk Hogan at Wrestlemania V.

He and his brother, Earl Hebner, were both WWE referees.

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