Obituary of Dale Earnhardt

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Dale Earnhardt

Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr. (born April 29, 1951 in Kannapolis, North Carolina) was an automobile racer who was best known for racing from 1975 to 2001 in the former American stock car series, NASCAR Winston Cup. He also drove the No. 3 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing team. Dale died on February 18, 2001 and his death was because of an auto racing crash during the final lap of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. He died young at age 49.

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Dale Earnhardt Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Earnhardt, Dale
    • Common Name: Dale Earnhardt
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States
    • Birth Date: April 29, 1951
    • Age: 49 (at death)
    • Also Known As: The Intimidator, The Man on Black, Ironhead, Mr. Chevrolet, Big E
    • Occupation: Automobile Racer
    • Active Years: 1975-2001
    • Net Worth: $70 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Nathan's Hotdogs
    • Favorite Color: Sky Blue (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Dale's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr.
    • Father: Ralph Earnhardt (1928-1973)
    • Mother: Martha Earnhardt (née Coleman, 1930-2021)
    • Brother(s):
      • Danny Earnhardt (died 2021)
      • Randy Earnhardt (died 2013)
    • Sister(s):
      • Cathy Earnhardt
      • Kaye Earnhardt
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Latane Brown (married 1968-divorced 1970)
      • Brenda Lorraine Gee (married 1972-divorced 1979)
      • Teresa Earnhardt (married 1982-2001, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Dale Earnhardt Jr.
      • Kerry Earnhardt
    • Daughter(s):
      • Taylor Nicole Earnhardt
      • Kelley Earnhardt Miller

Death Notice:

  • Date: February 18 2001 at age 49
  • Place: Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
  • Cause of Death: Accident (auto racing crash-basilar skull fracture)
  • Funeral Arrangements: Held on February 22, 2001 at the Calvary Church in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Interment: Buried at Earnhardt Estate, Mooresville, North Carolina, United States

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Automobile RacerAmerican Born on April 29th Born in 1951 Born in North CarolinaDied in 2001Died at age 49Died from Accident

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