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Drag Racer Mickey Whaley dies

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

According to NHRA Division 2, drag racer Michael “Mickey” Whaley died on Wednesday. He was 50 years old.

The cause of death is unknown at this time. The Southeast Division announced his death in a Facebook post.

Death (Photo by Pixabay)

“Mickey’s contagious smile in the staging lanes will be forever remembered,” Bo Butner and Randi Lyn Shipp wrote in an expression of sympathy on the funeral home’s website. “Rest in peace our friend. Love always, Bo Butner and Randi Lyn Shipp.”

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According to the obituary, Whaley died at home. The funeral will be held at 3 pm on Sunday, June 30th at the Tanglewood Church of God with visitation to follow.

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The graveside will be held on Monday, July 1st, at Pinelawn Memorial Park.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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