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Willie Frank Davenport, Sr.

May 8, 1938 — May 11, 2022

Newburgh, NY

Willie Frank Davenport Sr., a resident of Newburgh, NY, passed away peacefully on May 11, 2022 at the Fishkill Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Beacon, NY; he was 84 years old. He was born on May 8, 1938, son of the late Henry & Pearl (Jackson) Batton.

January of 1960, he married Betty Jean, who predeceased him on May 25, 2000.

Willie had tremendous musical talent, he performed in bands all over Rockland County and New York abroad.

Willie is survived by his six children: Jimmy Hamilton, Simone Cenname, Dale Davenport, Willie Frank Davenport Jr., Karl & Kraig Davenport. He was predeceased by his daughter Claudenette Hamilton.

Willie is also survived by his two sisters and one brother: Gloria Robinson, Carl Batton and Carol Canady; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews & friends.

His Family and Friends will gather on Tuesday, May 17 from 6-8pm at the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY 12508; where a Memorial Service will be offered at 7PM. A Private Interment will be held at the Airmont Lutheran Cemetery, in Airmont, NY, at a later date at the convenience of his family. To offer a message of condolence or share a fond memory, please visit: www.LibbyFuneralHome.com

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Memorial Gathering

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Private Interment

Airmont Lutheran Cemetery

South Airmont Road, Airmont, NY 10901

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