|Birth: ||Apr. 20, 1946|
|Death: ||May 15, 1982|
Auto racer. A 2-time veteran of the Indianapolis 500, Smiley was killed when his car struck the third turn wall and disintegrated as he attempted to qualify for the 1982 500-mile classic. There would be no more fatalities at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway until driver Jovy Marcelo lost his life on May 15, 1992-exactly ten years after Smiley's accident.
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Plot: Section 8, Row 15, Lot 25, Grave 1, Fifteen rows up from the road
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Record added: May 15, 1999
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