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William Hampton (Bill) Addington III


1934 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
William Hampton (Bill) Addington III Obituary
WILLIAM HAMPTON ADDINGTON III (Bill) Bill was born February 10, 1934 in Berkley, C.A, the son of William Hampton Addington Jr. and Katherine Irene Dwyer. He attended Bryant Elementary, Central Junior High and Poly High School. At 17, after graduating with Poly High class of 1951, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War. After the war, Bill returned to Riverside and joined the firm of J. F. Davidson Civil Engineering, where he pursued his education and career in Civil Engineering and Land Surveying. Bill was honored to serve his profession in 1983 as president of the RIVERSIDE SAN BERNARDINO COUNTIES CIVIL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYOURS ASSOCIATION and later as President of the CIVIL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS OF CALIFORNIA. His service to the community was demonstrated by his presidencies of COLTON ROTARY CLUB and the COLTON CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE. He recently received an Engineering Life-Time Achievement award from ASCE. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carmel Addington; children, William Matthew Addington, Christina Miller, and Diana Johnson; grandchildren, April Addington, William James Addington, Amber Marie Miller, Sean David Miller, Zachery Johnson, Andrew Johnson and Rachel Johnson; sisters, Jean Patterson, Kathleen Hemry, Mary Moore, Louise Becker and Ruth Addington and brothers, Robert Addington and Raymond Addington. His sister Betty Addington preceded him in death. Family will be holding private interment at Riverside National Cemetery.
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Published in Press-Enterprise on Aug. 6, 2014
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