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Steve Davenport

June 24, 1944 January 6, 2019
Steve Davenport
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Obituary for Steve Davenport

Steve Davenport, 74, of Clinton, IL passed away 10:45 PM, January 6, 2019 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, IL.

A time to celebrate Steve’s life will be 10 AM Friday, January 11, 2019 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating. Visitation will be 5 – 7 PM Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation or the Little Galilee Christian Assembly.

Steve was born June 24, 1944 in Clinton, IL the son of George and Freda (Perkins) Davenport. He married Carol Emery June 26, 1966 in Herrin, IL.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Davenport, Clinton, IL; children, Russell “Rusty” Davenport, Clinton, IL and Stefanie (Colin) Runyen, Clinton, IL; 2 grandsons, Grant Steven Davenport, Clinton, IL and Cade Emery Runyen, Clinton, IL; siblings, Ed Davenport, Clinton, IL and Charles Davenport, Clinton, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Barbara Latham.

Steve was a retired high school teacher and farmer, who was very involved in the community. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Clinton Country Club, and past President of the Clinton School Board. Steve also served on the DeWitt Savings Bank Board of Directors. He was a member of “CAT Club 12” who played Bridge and traveled together. He loved to hunt, fish, golf, and play cards and to “hold court” with his friends. Steve especially loved talking about hunting and sports with his grandsons.


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Visitation

Thursday

10

Jan

5:00 PM 1/10/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/10/2019 7:00:00 PM
Calvert Funeral Homes - Clinton Chapel

201 S. Center Street
Clinton, IL 61727

Calvert Funeral Homes - Clinton Chapel
201 S. Center Street Clinton 61727 IL
United States

Service

Friday

11

Jan

10:00 AM 1/11/2019 10:00:00 AM
Calvert Funeral Homes - Clinton Chapel

201 S. Center Street
Clinton, IL 61727

Calvert Funeral Homes - Clinton Chapel
201 S. Center Street Clinton 61727 IL
United States

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Memorials may be directed to Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation or the Little Galilee Christian Assembly.
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