JUNE 12, 2012 LEGENDTORIAL
by: Tim Leeming
Last Thursday, a family lost a father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, father-in-law, or, in other words, a man who was everything to a certain family in Spartanburg, South Carolina. That family grieves.
Last Thursday, those of us who hang out here on RacersReunion, lost a member of our family too. He was a man who gave so much of himself to stock car racing and the sport finally gave him something back by electing him to the fourth class to be inducted into the elite NASCAR Hall of Fame. He was informed of that honor while in the hospital and I read somewhere that David Pearson said that when that when he was told of his selection, a smile came upon the lips of Everett “Cotton” Owens although his cancer had exhausted him to the point it was difficult to express much outward emotion. Our family also grieves. Read On!