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Sad News – Clint Smith, Jr.

Clinton “Clint” Prescott Smith, Jr., 57, of Mooresville, NC, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Atrium Healthcare, Charlotte. He was born August 17, 1961, in Neptune, NJ, to Patricia Ann Brodowski Smith and the late Clinton Prescott Smith. Racing was Clint’s passion. He started at a dirt track in NY as a crew chief for Bill Frisbie, and later went on to a career in NASCAR where he served as a “gas man” for 24 years prior to retiring in 2018. He worked for NASCAR teams such as Roush/Fenway, drivers such as Matt Kenseth, Tony Stewart, Carl Edwards, Bobby Labonte and Grant Enfinger. He also worked at XCalibur Pit School for Chuck Efaw as a pit crew coach/instructor. A Celebration of Clint’s life will be held Tuesday, May 7, at 5:00 PM at the XCalibur Pit School, 115 Denver Business Park, Mooresville, NC. A service will also be held at a later date in Ithaca, NY. Full obituary and details at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home.(5-4-2019)