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Carlos Howell (Hobby) Davenport, 85, Green Co., KY native (1936-2021)

Colonel Carlos Howell "Hobby" Davenport of Louisville passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021 at his home. He was 85 years old.

The funeral services for Colonel Carlos Howell "Hobby" Davenport will be conducted at 1pmCT on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, with Bro. Roger Poynter officiating. Burial will follow in the Davenport Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Friday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, and will continue after 7amCT on Saturday until the time of the funeral service.

Colonel Carlos Howell "Hobby" Davenport of Louisville, Kentucky, son of the late Charles Edward "Horton" Davenport and Leora Frances Moran Davenport, was born on Sunday, March 22, 1936 in Green County, Kentucky.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Lyndon First General Baptist Church in Louisville, where he served as Deacon. He was retired from General Electric after 41 years of service, worked for General Rubber & Plastic for 13 years, and Jefferson County Sheriff's Department for 12 years. Mr. Davenport was a Kentucky Colonel, avid golfer, loved to bowl and bowled for 54 plus years. He was involved in politics for 53 plus years, and enjoyed woodworking in his spare time.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Roberta Buckner Davenport on March 27, 2019 having united in marriage on May 21, 1955.

Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law: Roberta Diane and Gary Hiser of PeeWee Valley, and Vicky Robbins of Knob Lick; six grandchildren: Tiffany Robbins Hall, Michael Hiser, Bryan Hiser, Cody Hiser, Randy Puckett, and Andrew Robbins; 16 great-grandchildren: Molly, Paisley Mae, Alysha, Finleigh, Carah, Brittany, Chloe, Briella, Audrey, Allie, Whitlee, Wyatt, Bobby, Will, Grayson, and Brayden; a brother and sister-in-law: Randy and Karen Davenport of Greensburg, three sisters and a brother-in-law: Ollye Clark of Louisville, Genevieve Buckner of Hodgenville, and Gayle and Billy Holland of Greensburg; a faithful dog and companion: Tessa; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mr. Davenport was also preceded in death by a son-in-law: Dana Robbins; a brother: Thomas William Davenport; a sister: Hazel Cross; two nephews: Joey Clark, and Michael Todd Holland.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Gideon Bible Fund, which can make at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Michael Hiser, Bryan Hiser, Cody Hiser, Randy Puckett, Will Puckett, Andrew Robbins.

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Carlos Howell (Hobby) Davenport, 85, Green Co., KY native (1936-2021)

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