Long Island Offers Unique Farewell to Burt Reynolds

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Thousands of New York fans will pay their respects to the “Smokey and the Bandit” star Burt Reynolds later this month at Long Islands largest car show with a “100-Trans Am Salute,” with a ceremonial parade of  over 100 classic Pontiac Firebird Trans Ams in procession at Eisenhower Park. The memorial, , will pay homage to the iconic movie star by showing the original two movies to be viewed by dozens of drivers dressed in character. Reynold’s, a former resident of New York, was invited to New York’s biggest car show by the organizers however passed away only a few weeks prior to the event.

Burt Reynolds, an iconic movie star and celebrity icon, died tragically of a cardiac arrest on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the age of 82. Millions of Americans are mourning the legend through viewing his popular films, such as “Smokey and the Bandit” and “Deliverance,” from the late 1970s and ’80s. Reynolds was viewed as a leading male sex symbol, appearing naked on a bearskin rug in Cosmopolitan in 1972.


New York’s largest Burt Reynolds memorial tribute will take place on September 30, 2018.  It welcome tens of thousands to Long Island fans the event. Eisenhower Park, 1899 Park Boulevard, Westbury,

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