Eddie Harvey, "Godfather of Auto Parts," dies

Eddie Harvey, "Godfather of Auto Parts," dies

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The "Godfather of Auto Parts," Eddie Harvey, died on Monday at age 91. The "Godfather of Auto Parts," Eddie Harvey, died on Monday at age 91.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The "Godfather of Auto Parts," Eddie Harvey, died on Monday at age 91.

Harvey owned Eddie's Auto Parts off North Broadway in Knoxville, which he opened 67 years ago.

Hare got into the auto parts business after World War II, according to his biography on his website.

He was a former racecar driver and builder and was inducted in the Tennessee Racing Hall of Fame.

He was also a reality star, featured in a skit on MTV.

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