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Donald James Davenport

December 25, 1922 - January 15, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Services will be planned for Spring.

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Donald James Davenport, 94, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. He was born in Halletsville, Texas to Albert and Mary Jane (Morley) Davenport.

He was raised in the Halletsville area.

Donald served in the United States Navy during World War II and received several combat commendations. After retired from the Navy he lived and raised his family in Escondio ,California for 20 years. He then moved to Corvallis for thirty years and spent the last five years in Sweet Home.

He and his wife loved to dance. He enjoyed bowling and telling stories and loved to travel.

Donald is survived by his children: David Davenport of Sweet Home, John Davenport of Yucca Valley, California, Nancy Fugate of Corpus Christi, Texas; sister Mildred Boethel of Halletsville, Texas; eight grandsons; two great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Marjorie Davenport in 1997; second wife Minnie Davenport in 2013; and sister Ruth Smith.

Services will be planned for Spring.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.