William Garvin Dechant
William Garvin Dechant, 86, of Arden passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008.
He was a native of Reading, Pa., born on Oct. 16, 1921 to the late Miles and Sarah Dechant.
He was a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and spent the majority of his career as an Electrical Engineer with the DuPont Company. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during World War II.
Surviving is his wife of 63 years, June McLean Dechant; sons, Tom Dechant and wife Kay, Bill Dechant and wife Kim; daughter, Judi Phelan and husband Tim; brothers, Don Dechant, Miles Dechant; grandchildren, Susan Campbe...