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NASCAR Prankster Lee Roy Mercer Succombs To Liver Cancer on Jan. 21

After many reports that surfaced on March 1 that NASCAR prankster Lee Roy Mercer was deceased on Facebook, the news was finally confirmed on March 2. Lee Roy Mercer, who was best known for his prank calls to some of NASCAR’s most famous drivers, was called home to be with the Lord on Jan. 21, 2010 after losing a fight to liver cancer. Mercer included drivers such as Tony Stewart, Ryan Newman, Kevin Harvick, Bobby Labonte, and Roush Fenway team owner Jack Roush, along with a host of other NASCAR notables on a CD which was rightly named, “Gone Racin.” Mercer also bottled his own brand of hot sauce, and had his own line of hats and t-shirts that he sold from his website. It was just last season that Mercer also held a drawing for one luc...

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