Obituary of Bill Davenport
Mr. Bill L. Davenport, 80, of Buells Corners Rd., Spartansburg passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018, at his residence.
Mr. Davenport was born on May 29, 1938, in Townville to the late Myrl and Pearl Wykoff Davenport. He married Eleanor Vanderhoff on June 29, 1963, in Hydetown.
Bill was employed as a machinist for 35 years at National Forge in Irvine and retired in 2000. He then went to work for Northwest Busing in Titusville for 12 years and also provided transportation for local Amish families.
Mr. Davenport attended Centerville Free Methodist Church.
He was a member of the Titusville Moose Club and Col. Drake Archers.
Bill was an avid Steelers fan. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, hunting, traveling with his wife, and spending time with his children and grandchildren
He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Davenport of Spartansburg; 3 children, Pamela Smith and husband Troy of Titusville, Shawn Davenport and companion Ellen of Erie, Doug Davenport and wife Audrea of Titusville; 12 grandchildren, Joshua, Justin, Tabitha, Joel, Jonilee, Brent, Adam, Holly, Jaylynn, Nichole, Corey, Caden; 9 great grandchildren; and a brother, Harlan “Bud” Davenport and wife Dorothy of Titusville.
Bill was preceded in death by 4 brothers, Herman, Reed, William, Donald “Rex” Davenport; and 2 sisters, Florence Proper and Betty Hause.
Friends may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, PA 16354 on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM with the funeral service to follow conducted by Rev. Chuck Riel, pastor of the Centerville Free Methodist Church, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Titusville Area Hospital 406 W. Oak St., Titusville, PA 16354 or to Benson Memorial Library 213 N. Franklin St., Titusville, PA 16354.