Michael James Penzel

September 7, 1957December 22, 2021
Obituary of Michael James Penzel


Loflin Funeral Home

Michael James Penzel, aka, Corporal Kirchner, age 64, of Siler City, North Carolina passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at his home. He was a professional wrestler for over 20 years with World Wrestling Federation (WWF), New Japan (where he was known as Super Leatherface) and Frontier Marshal Arts and Wrestling (FMW). A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at Cedar Grove United Methodist Church, 5218 Efland-Cedar Grove Road, Cedar Grove, NC. Michael is survived by his wife of 25 years, Tina Duke Penzel; sons, Haden James Kirchner, Kyle Michael Kirchner (Neterre) and Justin Cruz (Linzi); daughter, Krystal Tuck; parents, Thomas Bain Kirchner and Genevieve "Jean" O'Callaghan Kirchner; and grandchildren, Korbyn Annette Kirchner, Ryden James Kirchner, Elora Kirchner, Talan Robert Tuck, Dalayna Nicole O'Brien, Wyatt Alexander Tuck, Hunter Bain Tuck, Grayson Cruz; sisters, Susie McFarland and Lynn Walcott; and brother, Curtis Bain Kirchner. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at Loflin Funeral Home of Liberty is honored to serve Michael's family.

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021

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