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David Von Erich
Original name: David Adkisson
Birth: Jul. 22, 1958
Death: Feb. 9, 1984

Professional Wrestler. Second of the Von Erich brothers to turn professional, teamed with his brother Kevin and won their first tag team title together in 1978 when they won the NWA Texas Tag Team title. They won the NWA American Tag Team title later that year. David also won the Texas Heavyweight title in 1978 which he held a total of 6 times. He also held the NWA Southern Heavyweight title, North American Tag Team title (with Dory funk Jr.), Florida TV title, Missouri Heavyweight championship, NWA World Tag Team titles, and many others. (bio by: Hilda Duell) 
Family links: 
  Fritz Von Erich (1929 - 1997)
  Doris Juanita Smith Adkisson (1932 - 2015)
  Natosha Zoeanna Adkisson (1978 - 1978)*
  Jack Barton Adkisson (1952 - 1959)*
  David Alan Adkisson (1958 - 1984)**
  David Von Erich (1958 - 1984)
  Kerry Von Erich (1960 - 1993)*
  Michael Von Erich (1964 - 1987)*
  Chris Von Erich (1969 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Viral infection 
The Yellow Rose of Texas
Grove Hill Memorial Park
Dallas County
Texas, USA
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