LAKE WYLIE – James Edward Nusbaum, 85, formerly of Fort Wayne IN, died February 1, 2019 at his daughter’s home in Saluda NC.

Jim, an entrepreneur business and property owner, retired in 2010 after over 30 years. Prior to that he worked at various automobile dealerships and was honorably discharged from the FW National Guard Reserves as a ranking corporal in 1955 after 3 years of service.

He was an avid race car owner and driver for almost 30 years racing at local short tracks across IN and OH and in such racing series as ARCA, USAC and ASA.

Surviving are his daughters, Pamela R. Nusbaum of Rock Hill, SC, Brenda E. Nusbaum of Saluda, NC, and Laura J. Polanco of Saluda, NC; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC on February 6, 2019 at 1 PM.  Burial service will be held at the Catholic Cemetery in Fort Wayne sometime in late April.

Memorials may be made in Mr. Nusbaum’s name to the charity of your choice.

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