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Rey Mysterio Finally Visits Eddie Guerrero's Grave

Rey Mysterio Jr. finally summed up the courage to visit Eddie Guerrero's grave for the first time since the Hall of Famer passed away 13 years ago.

Guerrero, a close friend of Mysterio, passed away in November of 2005, at the age of 38, as a result of heart failure. And the 619 star hadn't been to the burial site since his former tag team partner was laid to rest.

This week, however, Mysterio managed to overcome the fears and finally paid his old pal a visit.

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“Always had a hard time wanting to visit Eddie & found myself cowardly refusing it due to the pain & memories from that day………Finally this past Monday, after 13yrs, I had the courage to visit him and have a one on one moment with him…. & …….exactly what I feared of happening, happened," he wrote as the caption below a photo of him staring at Guererro's grave.

“Memories from that day were flashing through my head but his presence was much stronger and was able to cope and maintain my composure. After my conversation & connection with him I left with a Huge internal Smile and felt a soothing & peaceful! Eddie has been such an inspiration not only to me but to many & will always continue to do so.

“I witnessed that day, that future wrestlers who never had the opportunity to meet him took the time to stop by and pay their respects wishing they would of had the honor and privilege to have met him & been around him like many of us did! I truly miss you WeeWeeto!”

What This Means

Guerrero was a favorite amongst fans for all of his WWE career and he made cheating a noble part of the business. He shared a close friendship with Mysterio, winning the SmackDown Tag Team Championship alongside the diminutive luchador in February of 2005.

Their reign as champs would last until April that year. But Eddie would pass away seven months later, succumbing to an underlying heart condition.

It must have been quite difficult for Mysterio to even show up at his gravesite, but the future Hall of Famer finally mustered the strength to do so after 13 years, and the trip is said to have brought him some peace.

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