Ralph Earnhardt
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Ralph Lee Earnhardt (1928 - 1973)

Ralph Lee Earnhardt
Born in Kannapolis, Cabarrus, North Carolina, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [half], [half], [half], [half], [private brother (1920s - unknown)], and
Husband of [private wife (1930s - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], and
Died at age 45 in Kannapolis, Cabarrus, North Carolina, USAmap
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Ralph was born in Kannapolis, North Carolina to Effie Mae Barber and John Henderson Earnhardt. He is the father of racing great Dale Earnhardt and the grand father of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

He was a champion driver in his own right.

Ralph Earnhardt died at 45 of a heart attack .



Ralph was born in 1928. He was the son of John Earnhardt and Effie Barbee. He passed away in 1973. [1]

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  1. ↑ First-hand information as remembered by Debbie Partridge, Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.

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Hi - His wife, Martha, passed away in 2021. Could you open her profile for the addition of sources as well as this profile? Thanks!
posted by Sandy (Craig) Patak
edited by Sandy (Craig) Patak
Hi, you have two source sections that need to be made into one section.
posted by Pam Kreutzer

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