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Obituary for Levy Harrell Davenport
Levy Harrell Davenport, 89, of Morgan Hill, California and formerly of Creswell died Saturday, August 22, 2015.
Born July 30, 1926 in Washington County he was the son of the late Abram V. Davenport, Sr. and Nora Mann Ainsley Davenport and was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes Margo Slovak Davenport; brother, Abram V. Davenport, Jr.; sister, Mary Ainsley Davenport; step-sister, Minnie Mae Ainsley Snell; step-brothers, James Ainsley and Charles Ainsley. Levy was a retired contractor and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He later joined and retired from the Air Force reserve and held a private pilot's license. He loved being with his children and grandchildren as well as fishing in the North Carolina waterways.
His family includes his daughters, Cynthia Lee Orth and husband Regis of Morgan Hill, California, Susan Carol Zody and husband David and Nancy Jean Dulcan and husband Alvin both of Fremont, California; grandchildren, Tanya Susan Orth Potter, Erin Nicole Zody, Michael David Zody, Matthew Scott Dulcan and Alexander Benjamin Dulcan.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell with Jimmy Davenport officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Davenport Family Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm at Maitland Funeral Home.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.