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Evel Knievel

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Evel Knievel Famous memorial Veteran

Original Name
Robert Craig Knievel
Birth
Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
Death
30 Nov 2007 (aged 69)
Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Burial
Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA GPS-Latitude: 45.9633867, Longitude: -112.5067883
Memorial ID
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Entertainer. Born in Butte, Montana, he was a motorcycle daredevil whose daring and highly publicized motorcycle jumps, including attempting to jump over the Snake River canyon, made him a household name. Despite suffering a series of major injuries during stunts, he had a long career in stunt riding. He is immortalized in Washington's Smithsonian Institution as "America's Legendary Daredevil." His son, Robbie "Kaptain" Knievel, carried on in his father's daredevil footsteps as a motorcycle stunt entertainer.
Entertainer. Born in Butte, Montana, he was a motorcycle daredevil whose daring and highly publicized motorcycle jumps, including attempting to jump over the Snake River canyon, made him a household name. Despite suffering a series of major injuries during stunts, he had a long career in stunt riding. He is immortalized in Washington's Smithsonian Institution as "America's Legendary Daredevil." His son, Robbie "Kaptain" Knievel, carried on in his father's daredevil footsteps as a motorcycle stunt entertainer.

Bio by: Fred Beisser


Inscription

Front:
Butte Montana
Words To Live For
Faith Health Education Love
Work Honorability Dream
Believe In Jesus Christ
Amen
Backside:
"Explorer"
Motorcyclist & Daredevil
A Mile-Long Leap Of The
Snake River Canyon
From This Point On Sept. 8, 1974
Employing A Unique "Sky Cycle"
A Man Can Fall Many Times in Life
But He's Never A Failure If He
Tries To Get Up



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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
  • Added: Nov 30, 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/23179852/evel-knievel: accessed ), memorial page for Evel Knievel (17 Oct 1938–30 Nov 2007), Find a Grave Memorial ID 23179852, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.