James “Cadillac” Saville Jr., Vice-President of the Palm Beach County chapter of Alternative MC, died January 22nd after his motorcycle rear-ended an armored truck that had unexpectedly stopped in front of him on Route 95 near Gateway Boulevard in Boynton Beach, Florida.
Saville was thrown from his bike onto the pavement and injured. Still alive, he was taken by ambulance to the Delray Medical Center in neighboring Delray Beach where he died.
Alternative Motorcycle Club is a clean and sober motorcycle club with 18 chapters in Florida, the mid-Atlantic states and Texas. It is a family oriented, three-piece patch club.
Former Bull Rider
Saville was a former bull rider and a recovering drug addict who by all accounts continued to live hard and well after he became clean and sober. He was the devoted father of four children from two failed marriages. When he died he was gainfully employed as a partner in a welding business.
Saville is survived by his mother, Judith McElfresh, of Davie, Florida and his four children: James Lee, Jessica Lynn, Carl James and Taylor Katherine Saville. He is also survived by the fond memories of his club brothers.
“I think if God came down and told Jimmy his time was up, he would say, ‘I want to go sober on my motorcycle,'” Alternative Chapter President Scott “Cookie” Stein told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. “And that is how he went out.”
A memorial service for Saville will be held at noon this Saturday, January 31st, at Unity Church of Delray Beach.
Cadillac Saville was just 41.
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