In memory of
Hugh F. VanDeventer III
In memory of
Hugh F. VanDeventer III
Hugh F. Van Deventer III 'A good, kind man who will be missed by all' Hugh F. Van Deventer III passed away peacefully on the morning of September 11, 2020. Born in Knoxville, Tenn., to Hugh and Carter Van Deventer, he graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1953 and served in the Navy as an lieutenant. He met his bride-to-be, Phyllis Elaine Flaherty, wearing his Navy blues under the clock at the Biltmore Hotel in New York City. They had two sons, Hugh F. Van Deventer IV (1960) and William L. Van Deventer (1962); two daughters-in-law, Rachel Van Deventer (married 2001) and Sue Lynne Van Deventer (married 1995) respectively, and five grandchildren: Christina (1997), James (1999), Hugh V (2003), Kyle (2005), and Carter (2006). Hugh is survived by his sister, Carter, and her sons, Herbert and Charles. Hugh obtained an MBA at Wharton, was an executive at the Celanese Corporation till 1987, and a President Emeritus of the Council of Employee Benefits (CEB). He loved fishing, hunting, skiing, Tennessee football, and really loved the Lady Vols. He was a good, kind man who will be missed by all who knew him, not least, his loving wife and lucky sons. A Memorial Page is available at woodriverchapel.com where friends may share a memory or photo with the family.
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Wood River Chapel
403 North Main Street
Hailey, ID 83333
In memory of
Hugh F. VanDeventer III
Hugh F. Van Deventer III 'A good, kind man who will be missed by all' Hugh F. Van Deventer III passed away peacefully on the morning of September 11, 2020. Born in Knoxville, Tenn., to Hugh and Carter Van Deventer, he graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1953 and served in the Navy as an lieutenant. He met his bride-to-be, Phyllis Elaine Flaherty, wearing his Navy blues under the clock at the Biltmore Hotel in New York City. They had two sons, Hugh F. Van Deventer IV (1960) and William L. Van Deventer (1962); two daughters-in-law, Rachel Van Deventer (married 2001) and Sue Lynne Van Deventer (married 1995) respectively, and five grandchildren: Christina (1997), James (1999), Hugh V (2003), Kyle (2005), and Carter (2006). Hugh is survived by his sister, Carter, and her sons, Herbert and Charles. Hugh obtained an MBA at Wharton, was an executive at the Celanese Corporation till 1987, and a President Emeritus of the Council of Employee Benefits (CEB). He loved fishing, hunting, skiing, Tennessee football, and really loved the Lady Vols. He was a good, kind man who will be missed by all who knew him, not least, his loving wife and lucky sons. A Memorial Page is available at woodriverchapel.com where friends may share a memory or photo with the family.
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Wood River Chapel
403 North Main Street
Hailey, ID 83333
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