The official Instagram account of Butch Reed posted the following today, revealing that he’s currently battling health issues. He also suffered two heart attacks earlier this year. The post reads,
“Prayers for @realbutchreed 2 massive heart attacks in 2021. He is fighting like the champion he is but still need as many prayers as possible.”
Reed worked during the territory days and went on to work for Mid-South, WWE, and WCW.