Norris Wayne Abbott

Photo added by Michael

Norris Wayne Abbott

  • Birth 30 Sep 1932
  • Death 19 Jul 1958 San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Plot Oakdale 231 block 2
  • Memorial ID 34161131

Born in Arkansas, Norris came to California where he lived with his wife Crystal, daughter Linda and soon to be born son Michael, to pursue a career in developing and racing dragsters, which he did with his brother Leonard Abbott.
During a qualifying race Mr. Abbott was thrown from his corvette powered dragster on the quarter mile strip at Paradise Mesa Drag Strip. The car went through the qualifying traps and was clocked at 130 miles per hour when the transmission locked up and he was thrown from the dragster.


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  • Created by: Linda
  • Added: 24 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34161131
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Norris Wayne Abbott (30 Sep 1932–19 Jul 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34161131, citing Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Linda (contributor 47101883) .