Hall Of Famer CJ Rayburn is Dead at the age of 80. Cause of Death and Obituary News

CJ Rayburn, who was an inaugural member of the National dirt late model hall of fame has passed away. His death came to out notice on Jan. 1, 2022. He died at the age of 80.

CJ Rayburn cause of death is Phenomena, this is caused by COVID-19. According to the information received from his daughter Carla Rayburn-Pohl, CJ Rayburn was admitted to Franciscan Health hospital in Indianapolis, Ind., on Monday and died at 4:16 p.m. on New Year’s Day surrounded by family members.

Rayburn established C.J. Rayburn Race Cars in 1976. He primarily built engines, but soon saw a need for better race cars and began building his own brand of race car chassis.

Through the years cars built by Rayburn won the famous World 100 at Ohio’s Eldora Speedway 13 times. That’s on top of the countless other victories earned by drivers piloting cars built by Rayburn.

He was among those inducted as part of the inaugural National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame class in 2001. He was joined by a number of dirt late model racing’s greatest names, including Charlie Swartz, Earl Baltes, Mike Duvall, Rodney Combs, Freddy Smith and Jeff Purvis.

Arrangements are pending with services planned for Franklin, Ind. along with graveside services and burial planned for his hometown of Yosemite, Ky.

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