Nicknamed "The Fink" by his colleagues and many fans, Howard Finkel was a classy addition that introduced wrestlers to the many fans. He had began his career with the WWWF before it was changed to the WWE back in 1977.
Finkel had become a full-time announcer in 1979. After decades in the business, Finkel found himself with the champions with his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame in April 2009.
The WWE wrote a statement that's posted to their website: