Dewitt Obits

William Davenport

William N. “Bill” Davenport, 90 of Clinton, Illinois passed away 1:45 PM July 11, 2016 at his family residence.

Services will be 11 AM, Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with J. Kent Hickerson officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL with Military Honors.  Visitation will be 10 – 11 AM, Friday at the funeral home.


Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


Bill was born March 6, 1926 in DeWitt County, Illinois the son of Floyd H. and Lois (Zarger) Davenport.


Survivors include his sister, Annie Richardson, Modesto, CA; several nephews also survive including Dennis Davenport, Clinton, IL.


Bill retired from the US Marine Corps after 20 years of service to his country.  He enjoyed trap shooting.

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