Robert Johns Obituary
 
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Robert James Johns

May 22, 1932 - March 7, 2016
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Robert James Johns
"Bobby" Johns, 83, passed away suddenly March 7 at his home in Miami.
Born May 22, 1932 in Miami, where he resided his entire life and began his racing career. He was a racing legend as he won the Atlanta 500, the Bristol 500, 2nd in the Daytona 500, and many other racing achievements. He was one of the first NASCAR drivers to race in the Indy 500, where he raced twice and finished in the top ten. A graduate of Miami Tech High, he served in the US Army and worked in his own business until the day of his passing. Preceded in death by his father "Shorty" Johns and companion Wanda Tallent, he is survived by his loving sister Angel Sistrunk and family. Graveside service at noon on Thursday, March 8th at Southern Memorial Park Cemetery, North Miami.



Arrangements under the direction of Caballero Rivero Southern, North Miami, FL.

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"My favorite driver 7A when i was a teen in Miami at Medley. and Hialeah Speedway was Bobby. I bought lots of gas at Shorty Johns station on 27th ave. I..." Clinton Cody (Deltona, FL)

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