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Joseph "Little Joe" Weatherly
Birth: May 29, 1922
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1964
Riverside
Riverside County
California, USA

Race car driver. Weatherly loved racing and began racing motorcycles upon his discharge from the Army. He won three American Motorcycle Championships. By 1952 he had moved to racing stock cars. In 1956 he joined NASCAR's elite Grand National Division. During a race in January 1964 at Riverside Speedway in California he was involved in a horrific accident. Weatherly had chosen to only wear a lap belt and not a shoulder harness. He died as a result of injuries suffered in the accident. During his career he raced in 230 races, winning 25, placing in the top 10 153 times and winning 18 pole positions. He was Grand National Champion for the years 1962 and 1963. (bio by: Reddfamilyhistory) 
 
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Forest Lawn Cemetery
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 18, 2001
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Joseph Little Joe Weatherly
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Joseph Little Joe Weatherly
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Joseph Little Joe Weatherly
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Joe was my dad's favorite driver. Very sad day when Joe passed away.
- Dennis Moon
 Added: Jul. 2, 2014

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 Added: May. 29, 2014

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