Between this and my Saga of David Von Erich and the NWA World title I did recently at When It Was Cool, you'll basically be an expert on the life and times of the Von Erich family. This is Dave Meltzer's obituary for Kerry Von Erich, who took his own life at age 33, which should be the beginning of the prime for most major athletes.
But Kerry Von Erich peaked years earlier and heavy drug use, a terrible motorcycle accident, and the death of his brothers had taken a giant toll on him physically and mentally. He was facing the possibility of years in prison. This biography by Dave takes a deep dive into the entire Von Erich story.