James V. "Jim" Schimp
February 12, 1939 - January 9, 2021




James V. “Jim” Schimp, 81, New Smyrna Beach, died Saturday, January 9, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family.  Jim was born February 12, 1939 in Bradford, PA and was the son of Raymond and Winifred (Eaker) Schimp.  He was self employed while working in the oil field business and was also a mechanic who enjoyed working on equipment. He married Laura Cameron on October 15, 1972 and they had 48 wonderful years together.   He had a passion for racing and shared that love with his family.  He raced for many years in the Bradford area as well as in Central Florida.  He also enjoyed watching sports, NASCAR racing and spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Jim passed away from Cancer after fighting it for many years.  He is survived by his wife, Laura Schimp; 4 sons, Ronald, Jimmy, Jeff and Jamie Schimp; one daughter, Tammy Layne; one brother, Gerry Schimp; one sister, Ella Deitz; eight grandchildren, Samantha Anderson, Zachery, Derek, Rebekah, Morgan and Brielle Schimp and Hannah and McKenna Layne and three great grandchildren, Adaline and Everett Schimp and Lady Anderson.  Visitation will be from 11 AM until 1 PM Friday, January 15, 2021 with a family service at 1 PM at Dudley Funeral Home, 1108 N. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach.  Burial will follow in Edgewater-New Smyrna Cemetery, Edgewater.




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