John L. Davenport

Born in Nashville, TN on September 6, 1936

Departed on December 5, 2012 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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DAVENPORT, John L.-age 76 went to be with the Lord on December 5, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 6, 1936 in Nashville, TN to John and Fannie Davenport. He was a man of faith who always promoted strong Christian values and work ethic to anyone he knew. He was a family man who was always there to guide and encourage them through every facet of life. John worked as a carpenter throughout his life and was very proud of his wood working skills. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend and will be dearly missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters and 1 brother. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Barbara A. Davenport; daughter, Donna Davis Randy; son, Mike Davenport Gail; grandchildren, Chad Debi Davis and Allison Davis, Jessica and Amber Davenport; great-grandchildren, Jonas, Jude, Amos, and Lily Davis; brother, Danny Davenport Joy; sister, Betty Bull; several nieces and nephews also survive. A Life Celebration Service will be held on Friday at 1p.m. in the Chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 3p.m.-8p.m. and on Friday from 11a.m.-1p.m. at HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME 353 Johnny Cash Pkwy Hendersonville, TN 37075 615 824-3855 springfieldfh.wpengine.com

6 Comments to John L. Davenport

  1. Earl & Anita White
    December 6, 2012 12:00 am

    John will be greatly missed and will cherish the special times we shared together…

  2. Steve & Margaret McAden
    December 6, 2012 12:00 am

    Our prayers are with you all.
    We will miss John until we meet again.
    Much love,
    Steve & Margaret McAden

  3. Ike and Mary Omohundro
    December 6, 2012 12:00 am

    So very sorry for John’s passing.
    He was a good christian man and was
    loved by everyone. He was a joy to
    have as a friend.
    Ike and Mary Omohundro

  4. Deborah Canida
    December 6, 2012 12:00 am

    Barbara, I am so sad to hear of John s passing, May God bless and keep you thru this difficult time. I love you

  5. Norma Divinny
    December 6, 2012 12:00 am

    Barbara
    I am so sorry to hear about John.
    When the Lord calls our loved ones home, He leaves us a gift of memories in exchange. Memories are the legacy of love.

  6. Dan & Mary Gilmore
    December 9, 2012 12:00 am

    Our hearts were sadden to hear of Johns passing, but praising the Lord knowing where he is now. We did not know until this a.m. Sunday 12/9. God bless each and everyone. Love you guys so much and value your friendship. Call if needing help with anything.

    Dan and Mary Gilmore