The Von Erich family is a professional wrestling family in Dallas, Texas. The firstborn son, Jack Jr., was electrocuted at the age of six in 1959 in a household accident. In 1984, David Von Erich died in Japan from an unconfirmed cause, although it is widely believed he died from a drug overdose. Mike, Chris, and Kerry committed suicide in 1987, 1991, and 1993 respectively. Photo: Kerry, David, Mike, Kevin.1980s

The Von Erich family is a professional wrestling family in Dallas, Texas. The firstborn son, Jack Jr., was electrocuted at the age of six in 1959 in a household accident. In 1984, David Von Erich died in Japan from an unconfirmed cause, although it is widely believed he died from a drug overdose. Mike, Chris, and Kerry committed suicide in 1987, 1991, and 1993 respectively. Photo: Kerry, David, Mike, Kevin.1980s

In 1957, a former standout football player at Southern Methodist University named Jack Adkisson moved from Jewett, Texas to Edmonton in an attempt to catch on with the Canadian Football League. Tha...

In 1957, a former standout football player at Southern Methodist University named Jack Adkisson moved from Jewett, Texas to Edmonton in an attempt to catch on with the Canadian Football League. Tha...

In 1957, a former standout football player at Southern Methodist University named Jack Adkisson moved from Jewett, Texas to Edmonton in an attempt to catch on with the Canadian Football League. Tha…

In 1957, a former standout football player at Southern Methodist University named Jack Adkisson moved from Jewett, Texas to Edmonton in an attempt to catch on with the Canadian Football League. Tha…

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The Von Erich Family - One of Wrestling's Most Tragic Stories

The Von Erich Family - One of Wrestling's Most Tragic Stories

The Von Erich Family is one of wrestling's most heartbreaking stories as this once successful family suffered unbelievable tragedies.

What can I say about this place? Should have been made a historical site and never torn down.   It was the place to go see a very young Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Porter Warner and he new young partner named Dolly Patron to some kid named Elvis during the weekly Big D Jamboree.   You also went to go see the wrestling Von Erich family battle the Fabulous Firebirds, Gary Hart, Chris Adams and David Manning.

What can I say about this place? Should have been made a historical site and never torn down. It was the place to go see a very young Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Porter Warner and he new young partner named Dolly Patron to some kid named Elvis during the weekly Big D Jamboree. You also went to go see the wrestling Von Erich family battle the Fabulous Firebirds, Gary Hart, Chris Adams and David Manning.

David Von Erich (1958 - 1984) - Grove Hill Memorial Park  Dallas Dallas County Texas, USA

David Von Erich (1958 - 1984) - Grove Hill Memorial Park Dallas Dallas County Texas, USA

A new photography exhibition focuses on the Von Erich wrestling family. via D Magazine

A new photography exhibition focuses on the Von Erich wrestling family. via D Magazine

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