Evansville, IN – James W. Knapp, age 77, Evansville, IN died December 6, 2022 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital. Jim was born Oct. 15, 1945 Cortland, NY lived in Virgil, NY. to the late James D. Knapp and Marian Lucy Jewell Fox and Step Father Herbert Fox.
He did ceramic tile work and one of his jobs was Disney World. He pushed race cars at 123 different oval race tracks for 37 years. Was secretary for the Daytona Antique Auto Racing Associations (DAARA), writing many articles for Vintage Oval Racing Magazine, the newsletter for DAARA and his web site of jimmyjeep push truck world. He was a natural at writing about race cars. Survived by his companion of 14 years Glenda Lacer, daughters Yvonne Aiken of Jacksonville, FI.
Yolonda Siudak of Taylors, S.C. , grandchildren and great grandchildren. Jim will be cremated and no services.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.