Wallace “Junior” Davolt, 88, of Centerville, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Centerville Nursing and Rehab Center.
He was born in Unionville, Mo. on Sept. 13, 1925 to Wallace and Thelma (Lloyd) Hunt. Junior enlisted in the United States Army Nov. 19, 1943. He served his country faithfully during World War II in both Germany and France. Junior was honorably discharged from the Army March 7, 1947.
He was united in marriage to Fern Fenton. She preceded him in death in 1949. Junior later married Margaret Houser in 1988 in Centerville. Margaret preceded him in death on June 19, 2007.
Junior was employed with Alcoa in the Quad Cities for 22 years. In his free time he enjoyed camping, traveling and going fishing.
He is survived by his son, Dean Davolt of Washington, Iowa; two step-children, John (Linda) Houser of Moravia and Gary (Shelley) Houser of Wamego, Kan.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Junior was preceded in death by his parents; his wives, Fern and Margaret Houser; two children, Warren Davolt, Jr. and David Davolt; and two step-children, Richard Houser and Linda Louise Houser.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 21 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville with Pastor Gerald Campbell officiating. Burial with military rites will follow in the Mt. Ararat Cemetery east of Centerville. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 9 a.m. until service time.
In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to the Centerville Nursing and Rehab Center and may be given to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa 52544.
Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com.