Bushwhacker Butch Cause of Death, Bio, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth

WWE legend Bushwhacker Butch has passed away at the age of 78. His longtime tag team partner Luke confirmed the news on Monday (March 3) with an emotional tribute to his “tag team partner of over 50 years.”

“Late last night, I lost my friend, brother and tag team partner of over 50 years with the passing of Bob ‘Butch’ Miller,” Luke wrote on Instagram. “From the early-1970s when we were young mates wrestling for John da Silva in New Zealand, my first impression of Bob ‘The Chest’ Miller (as he was called in those days) was that he was a first-class redneck, and what bloody redneck he was! But he was also an all-around good guy and a great friend.”

“If you were to read the story of my life it would say that I am only child, but it would be wrong,” Luke added. “In life I had a brother and his name was Bob Miller. I love you, Bob. Until I see you again, WOOOOAHH YEEEEAAHH!”

The World Wrestling Entertainment also announced his death with a condolence message to his family and friends. “WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Robert “Bushwhacker Butch” Miller has passed away. WWE extends its condolences to Miller’s family, friends and fans,” read a tweet from the WWE.


Bob “Bushwhacker Butch” Miller’s Wiki

Robert Miller, known professionally as Bushwhacker Butch was born on October 21, 1944, in Auckland, New Zealand. He began his wrestling career in his native country in the 1960s, wrestling under various names, including Butch Cassidy. In the late 1970s, he teamed up with Brian “Bushwhacker Luke” Wickens to join the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) under the name The Bushwackers. As a duo they competed in several promotions around the world and quickly became fan favorites. They continued to wrestle in the WWF (later WWE) until the mid-1990s, after which they competed in other promotions, including WCW and ECW.

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Throughout his career, Butch Miller was known for his toughness, his unique personality, and his commitment to the sport of professional wrestling. He retired from wrestling in 2001 and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015 as a member of The Bushwhackers.

In addition to his wrestling career, Butch Miller has also appeared in several movies and TV shows, including “The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie” and “The Celebrity Apprentice.” He has also worked as a trainer and mentor to young wrestlers, passing on his knowledge and experience to the next generation.

Miller is survived by his wife, Helen, daughters, Sharon and Kirsten, and his grandchildren.

Bushwhacker Butch Cause of Death

Bushwhacker Butch died on Sunday (April 2) after a brief illness. According to Luke, Butch was hospitalized in the ICU with medication issues on Friday after arriving in Los Angeles for WrestleMani. “[He] was all good. Friday morning, he was incognito,” said Luke per TMZ.

Pro wrestler Frankie Kazarian said he saw Luke requesting for help while he was leaving the hotel. “I ran into Luke at the hotel early on Thursday and chatted for a few,” tweeted Kazarian. “At one point later, I saw him requesting help as there was an emergency as I was leaving.”

No official death cause has been announced.

Luke’s daughter, Jackie Williams, set up a GoFundMe to cover Butch’s medical bills, and funeral costs.

Bob “Bushwhacker Butch” Miller Tributes


Keep reading for more about Bushwhacker Butch.

Bushwhacker Butch Wife
Bushwhacker Butch is survived by his wife called Helen Miller. They were married for many decades.

Bushwhacker Butch Children
Bushwhacker Butch has two serving daughters or children who are Sharon Miller and Kirsten Miller.

Bushwhacker Butch Net Worth
Bushwhacker Butch was allegedly worth $3 million at the time he died.

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