What to know about WWE legend Robert ‘Bushwhacker Butch’ Miller

THE PROFESSIONAL wrestling community and its fans began mourning when they learned of a WWE legend’s death.

Robert ‘Bushwhacker Butch’ Miller was pronounced dead after he was hospitalized for an illness.


Bushwhacker Butch was rushed to the hospital and pronounced dead almost a week laterCredit: WWE

Who was WWE legend Bushwhacker Butch?

Born on October 21, 1944, Robert Miller was known to WWE fans as Bushwhacker Butch.

Hailing from Auckland, New Zealand, Miller first achieved local recognition for wrestling with NWA New Zealand.

Now known as All-Star Pro Wrestling, he began wrestling with the organization in 1964.

On April 2, 2023, it was revealed Bushwhacker Butch succumbed to health complications from an undisclosed illness.