Who was Butch DeMoss?
Butch DeMoss was a former cast member of the popular reality TV show Street Outlaws, which features illegal street racing in Oklahoma City. He appeared on the show in season two, driving a supercharged 1966 Chevelle. He was also known for racing his Twisted Texan Chevy Lumina at no prep events. He was a friend and competitor of many other racers in the 405 area code.
How did Butch DeMoss die?
Butch DeMoss passed away unexpectedly at his home on January 29, 2017, at the age of 43. The exact cause of his death has not been officially confirmed by his family or the show’s producers. However, according to one of his high school friends, he died of a heart attack. This claim has not been verified by any medical reports or autopsy results.
How did the racing community react to his death?
Butch DeMoss’s death shocked and saddened many of his fans and fellow racers. Several of them expressed their condolences and tributes on social media. James Love, aka Doc, who also stars on Street Outlaws, wrote: “The Oklahoma racing community lost a good one last night. Prayers to the DeMoss family. RIP Butch.” Thunder Valley Raceway Park, where Butch often raced, also posted a statement: “Everyone at TVRP would like to send our deepest sympathies and condolences to the DeMoss family. Long time racer, Butch DeMoss, passed away earlier this morning. Butch was an avid racer and had recently driven his Twisted Texan deep into a tough field at Outlaw Armageddon. He was a great friend to many people at Thunder Valley and he will be deeply missed. Race in Peace, Butch.”
What legacy did Butch DeMoss leave behind?
Butch DeMoss was a passionate and talented racer who loved the thrill and challenge of street racing. He was also a loving husband and father of two children. He will be remembered for his charisma, humor, and competitiveness on and off the track. He was one of the original members of the Street Outlaws crew and helped to make the show a success. He inspired many other racers and fans to pursue their dreams and enjoy life to the fullest. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and the racing community.