James Davenport Sr.|
James "Jim" Edward Davenport, Sr., 77, of Collinsville, Ill., born June 26, 1939, in
Evansville, Ind., passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016, at his residence.
Jim was retired from Peerless Premier Appliance Co., Belleville, Ill. He was a United States Marine Corps Veteran. He served his country from 1956 to 1958. He received the Good Conduct Medal on October 6, 1957. He enjoyed fishing, cutting his yard, music and dancing.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Krista Cuff; his father and step- mother, Marvin and Barbara Davenport; his mother and step-father, Louise, nee Walden and Albert "Moe" Mogab; a brother, Louis Scott; two sisters, Carol Sue and Marie Veach; two step-sons, Charles Williams and Bryan Williams
Surviving are his loving companion of 38 years, Barbara L. Totty of Collinsville, Ill.; son and daughters, James "Jimmy" E. (Kelly) Davenport, Jr. of Collinsville, Ill., Linda (Larry) Shevlin of Collinsville, Ill., and Joyce (Steve) Gulley of Staunton, Ill.; his step-son and step-daughters, Marilyn
(Daniel) Moll of Collinsville, Ill., Debra (Kenny) Hayes of Collinsville, Ill., and Mike Totty of Collinsville, Ill.; 13 grandchildren; ten great- grandchildren, and two on the way; two sisters, Rachel Abbot of St. Charles, Ky., and Jean Cross of Evansville, Ind.
Memorials may be made to Unity Hospice of Collinsville, Ill. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at: www.hakassly.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 7, 2016, at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill., with Rev. Ron Habermehl officiating.
HERBERT A. KASSLY
FUNERAL HOME, Ltd., Collinsville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on July 6, 2016