Born: March 22, 1943
Died: July 04, 2014
Edward “Jim” James Knight, 71, of Springfield formerly of the Quad Cities, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014 at Capital Care Center in Springfield. He was born March 22, 1943 in Moline, to the late Edward Carl and Carol Blossom Gregg Knight. Jim married Anna M. Pizzuto Schatteman on March 20, 1996. He retired from International Harvester where he was a factory inspector after 27 years of service.
Jim had a passion for cars: classics, hot rods and custom cars. He enjoyed visiting car museums and enjoyed going to casinos.
He will be greatly missed by his wife, Anna of Chatham; son, Tim Knight of Las Vegas; daughter, April Knight of Clearwater, FL; stepson, Joseph (Tracy) Schatteman of Chatham; step-daughter, Marianna (Jason) Urish of Springfield; step-grandson, Sam Schatteman of Chatham; sisters, Sally (Harry) Martin of Chicago and Molly Garner of Moline.
He attended Chatham United Methodist Church and formerly attended the Silvis Methodist Church.
His family will greet friends from 9:30am until the time of the funeral ceremony at 11am, Thursday, July 10, at Chatham United Methodist Church, 104 W. Chestnut St., Chatham with Rev. Sara Isbell officiating. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the IL Capitol Area Chapter of the Red Cross, 1045 Outer Park Drive, Springfield, IL 62704.