NHRA drag racer who amassed more than 130 career victories, along with fifteen championships.
He used a tax refund check and sold an organ his mother won on a tv show to get started in drag racing.
He made his oldest daughter Adria Hight the CFO of John Force Racing.
He had three daughters with his wife Laurie, the youngest being Ashley Force.
He had a cameo in a 2004 episode of King of the Hill, the animated series voiced by Brittany Murphy and others.