Vickey Gadson memorial, June 19, 2013

Vickey Gadson, Drag Racing's Matriarch

story and photos by Tim Hailey


Showing her colors at Rickey's open house in 2006, the divine Vicky Gadson

Vicky Gadson, mother of Rickey and grandmother of Richard, has passed. Always a motorcycling legend in the Philly area, Vicky's family has made her legend and influence worldwide.

A candelight vigil Sunday night at her house: 5424 Warrington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143

Viewing Tuesday from 5-9pm at Mitchell Funeral Home 1412 South 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Morning viewing Wednesday from 8-11am, funeral at 11 at Sharon Baptist Church, 3955 Conshohocken Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131