James

February 29, 1964 ~ August 14, 2021

Born in: South Bend, IN
Resided in: Evansville, IN

James Stephen Knox, 57, passed away on August 14, 2021 at his brother’s residence in Evansville, IN. Jim was born on February 29, 1964 in South Bend, IN and he was the son of Stephen and Linda (Hawkins) Knox.

Jim served his country proudly in the United States Army and was a member of the Moose Lodge. He retired as a mail handler from the Evansville Postal Service. Jim enjoyed listening to music and his favorite summer activity was Sunday Funday volleyball in the pool at Greg’s house. His favorite winter time activity was going to John’s house and watching football.

Survivors include his son, Stephen Knox and his wife Ramina of London; his companion, Joyce Ramirez of Oaktown; his siblings, twin-brother, John Knox of Vincennes, Robert Knox and his wife Suzy of Evansville, Dana Thurby and her husband Wayne of Kirkmansville, KY, and Christy Henderson and her husband Scott of Boonville. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother Kevin Roach.

Friends may visit with Jim’s family from 11:00 am until the hour of his service time of 1:30 pm on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, IN. Jim will be laid to rest in Memorial Park Cemetery next to his father. On line memories may be shared with Jim’s family and friends at www.goodwinsievers.com. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of Jim.

 


Services

Family Visitation: August 21, 2021 11:00 am - August 21, 2021 1:30 pm

Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home - Vincennes
524 Broadway Street
VINCENNES, IN 47591


Funeral Service: August 21, 2021 1:30 pm

Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home - Vincennes
524 Broadway Street
VINCENNES, IN 47591


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  1. Didn’t know Jim for all that long but from the time I did he was an amazing person may he rest in peace

  2. I knew Jim when I was a kid playing baseball. He umpired alot of games I pitched in . Was a Great guy . I work with his Brother John for almost 28 years . My prayers to the Family .

  3. Jim will hold a special place in all of our hearts. What An amazing man Jim stepped up to be a grandpa to my children and a father figure to me. Jim loved spending time with the kids swimming and other activities. You will be forever missed ❤

  4. Jimmy was one of my all time favs! I met Jim almost 40 years ago. We reconnected about 8 years ago and became very close. We spent so many great times together and i will cherish those for the rest of my life. He was at our house every Sunday in the summers with all of his friends that loved his friendship. I’m thankful I got to call him my friend. I love ya Jimmy! RIP my friend!

  5. We had the pleasure of being introduced to Jim on sundays for some awesomely fun times. It wouldn’t have been near the experience without Jim there! He has made a lasting impression on my children as well. We will all miss him deeply!
    Here’s to him officiating pool volleyball from heaven ❤️

  6. I met Jim years ago through my cousin, Dave Higgins. Liked him from the moment we met. He always had a smile and made me smile, too. Rest in peace friend.

  7. I am so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. I really don’t remember when I didn’t know his family. Such great memories of his mom and dad. And my brother Jeff and I playing with Jim and John when we were kids. My dearest condolences.

  8. I met Jim when he was probably about 14 years old… One of the Rollerdome kids. I had the pleasure of knowing all these guys and got to meet them later in their adult years…how amazing is that?

    Everyone knew when Jim was in the room. He had a larger than life attitude if you don’t believe it you should’ve ask him he would’ve been sure to tell you! LOL

    Sorry I wasn’t there this summer I will sure miss seeing him and all of those who are his friends!!! Dammit Jim will always make me smile 😊

    He’s probably up there with Jim Anderson arranging a new speed skating roller hockey league LOL

    Keep ‘em laughing, Jim🙏❤️

  9. I’ve known Jim, John and Rob since they lived on the corner of Broadway and 20th. I remember them and my brothers horsing around when they were kids. They always made me laugh. RIP Jim and know you touched many lives. Much love to you, John and Rob. You all are in dad’s ( Archie Webber) and my prayers.

  10. As a new kid in High School Jim and John were always there for me. Jim was a great guy. Prayers for his family!

  11. Jim, you sure are going to be sadly missed on Sundays in the summer at Greg’s and Jonna’s. I have known you for over 40 yrs. You were one special guy. Never knew a stranger, always a thoughtful guy and always had a smile. I hate it your life had to end this way but, I know your pain free and in a beautiful place! Love you! Until we meet again!

  12. Met JIM back in school. JIM was a good man and friend to have. Didn’t really hang out to much, but he and his twin brother was always so nice to talk to, and he had such a love ❤️ for music 🎶. Gonna miss you my friend. Much love to his entire family..

  13. Many a good times with Jimmy…partying at his apartment with Dane Like in Vincennes…many a shot of Canadian mist with him and Dave Higgins..Man seems just years ago!Jim always could make us laugh!…We rocked out a lot on Ozzy!….See you on other side my friend!…

  14. We had so many times together… good, and well, not so good but somehow we always made it through. We lived, we loved and until we meet again, RIP my brother
    Virgil and Shari

  15. Known Jim for well over 30 years, shared alot of great memories together. Fly high Jimmy. We’ll meet up again soon. Special prayers for his family and friends

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