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 David Von Erich

David Von Erich

Original Name Adkisson
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Death 9 Feb 1984 (aged 25)
Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 1734 · View Source
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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.

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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1734
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for David Von Erich (22 Jul 1958–9 Feb 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1734, citing Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .