Robert H. Davenport, Sr. 86, of Moreno Valley, Calif., formerly of Excelsior Springs, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008.
He was born July 25, 1921, the son of William and Allie Davenport, in Brailey. He married the love of his life, Evelyn B. Wiseman in Dec. of 1941 in Canton. They enjoyed a long, loving and wonderful life together for 56 years. Evelyn went to her Heavenly home Sept. of 1997.
Survivors include: two sons and one daughter-in-law, Robert H. Davenport, Jr. and his wife, Wilma, of Riverside; Terry Davenport of Moreno Valley, Calif.; two, granddaughters, Diana Belcher of Licking, and Sherri Rankin of Marysville, Calif., three sisters, Roberta O’Dell and Zannie Davenport, of Excelsior Springs, and Doris Butts of League City, Texas; and many nieces, nephews and long-time.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Diabled Veterans.
Funeral sevices will be held Thursday, Jan. 31, at 5 p.m. at the Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs. Visitation will immediately follow the service at the funeral home. Burial will be on Friday, Feb 1 at 1 p.m. in the Durham Cemetery in Durham.
Arrangements are under the direction of Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs.