Have you ever wanted to be punched to death by Batman?
Well, no, probably not. But one comic book fan whose family didn't know what to say for "Cause of Death" in his obituary decided that he would have appreciated "Uppercut from Batman" as the official ruling.
The result, as you'd expect, is an obituary that has gone viral online.
It came about when the family, who understood that the local newspaper would not run 31-year-old Stephen Merrill's obituary without a cause of death, didn't have an official report before they needed to submit the obituary to the funeral home. A member of Merrill's family joked about Batman as his cause of death, and everyone present apparently thought it was funny.