Brenda Jackson, Mother Of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Passes Away Age 65
Jackson was a long time employee of Dale Jr’s NASCAR Xfinity series team Jr Motorsports. Having been the accounting specialist with the team since 2004. He sarcastic sense of humor injected a brand of humor into the company as it grew to a full-time racing team in 2006, and into a Championship winning team in 2014.
Jackson was one of 4 children of Legendary NASCAR Fabricator Robert Gee Who built cars for many NASCAR greats. Including Dale Earnhardt Who she married in 1972 before the couple separated while Dale pursued his racing career, and Brenda raised their 2 kids. Up until a house fire destroyed the house Dale, Kelley, and Brenda lived in together.
Alongside her interests for design, gardening, cooking, and home-enhancing, Brenda was particularly dedicated to her kids and grandkids. Amid Dale Jr’s. well-archived fight with blackouts, she was a staunch supporter of his choice to resign from full-time racing. She additionally was an energetic supporter of The Dale Jr. establishment and other altruistic endeavors.
She is survived by her husband of 33 years, William M. Jackson Jr.; her children Dale Earnhardt Jr. (wife Amy), Kelley Earnhardt Miller (husband L.W.), step-daughter Meredith Davis (husband Jonathan); her grandchildren Karsyn Elledge (18), Kennedy Elledge (13), Wyatt Miller (7), Callahan Davis (16), Claudia Davis (13), and Isla Rose Earnhardt (11 months); her brothers Robert Gee (wife Beverly) and Jimmy Gee; and her beloved Pekingese dog, Scully.