Kerry shot himself in the chest at the family farm in Denton County, Texas. He was trained by Kevin, Harley Race and at the Noah dojo. As one of the most infamous families in all of professional wrestling, the Von Erich brothers made names for themselves in the 1980s one brother, Kerry Von Erich even winning a WWE title, but death began to follow each brother like a shadow. Von Erich’s troubles with addiction would continue throughout the rest of his life. In more ways than one, he had been privately battling drug addiction and depression since Mike’s death in 1987. Kevin Von Erich is the last surviving son. [6] He was accidentally shocked unconscious by an exposed wire and drowned in a puddle at the age of six in Niagara Falls, New York, on March 7, 1959.[7]. Unlike his sons who died at a relatively young age, Fritz was able to live a full life. Maybe a brighter future is ahead for the 3rd generation, they sure deserve it. After the surgery it was discovered that he was suffering from Toxic shock syndrome, a rarity in men. Kerry Gene Adkisson (February 3, 1960 – February 18, 1993) was an American professional wrestler under the ring names Kerry Von Erich, The Modern Day Warrior and the Texas Tornado. On May 29, 2015 the brothers debuted at Imperial Wrestling Revolution, their new home promotion. Kerry Adkisson took his own life on February 18th, 1993, at the family ranch. In 1984, David Von Erich died in a Tokyo hotel from enteritis at the age of 25. Maybe a brighter future is ahead for the 3rd generation, they sure deserve it. Mike, Chris, and Kerry committed suicide in 1987, 1991, and 1993 respectively. Kevin believes that a large issue for Mike was his appearance; he and David looked very much alike, which caused the fans to have unrealistic expectations of him.
Kerry passed away on February 18, 1993 at the age of 33 in Denton, TX. His father, longtime Texas wrestler and wrestling promoter, Fritz Von Erich, trained all his sons in professional wrestling. They were set to take over the wrestling world, and instead, traveled a road that led to death and devastation. Kerry was poised to be a superstar for years to come, but a serious motorcycle accident in 1986 would change his life forever. Kevin’s younger brother David joined the company in June of 1977. Kerry shot himself in the heart on February 18th, 1993 behind his father’s ranch in Denton, Texas. He stood out immediately, mostly due to working without boots, although he never intended to work that way.
Official Sites, Two daughters: Hollie Von Erich (born September 19, 1984) and. Originally from Texas the actual surname is "Adkisson," but every member who has been in the wrestling business has used the ring name "Von Erich," after the family patriarch, Fritz Von Erich (Jack Adkisson). No BS. Kerry Adkisson took his own life on February 18th, 1993, at the family ranch. [21] Lacey wrestled for several years, most notably with TNA as Lacey Von Erich, before leaving the wrestling business in 2010.