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Junior Davenport, 79, Casey Co., KY (1936-2015)

He was a farmer and loved old cars. He was a friend to everyone and enjoyed waving to everyone as they passed his home. He was a native of Lincoln County, KY, and a resident of Casey County, KY, at the time of his death in Fayette County, KY. His wife of over 56 years, Faustine Sallee Davenport, survives. He leaves five direct living descendants.
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Junior Davenport, age 79, of Casey County, passed away on Friday, December 11, 2015, at the UK Hospital in Lexington, KY.

Funeral services will be at 1pmCT/2pmET Sunday, December 13, 2015, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bros. Hershel Lawhorn and Kenny Spaw officiating. Burial will follow in the South Fork Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11amCT/12pmET, until time of funeral services on Sunday. Pallbearers will be Chad, Tim, Paul, James, and Jeff Davenport, and Joe Emerson.

Junior Davenport, 79, Casey Co., KY (1936-2015)

Born April 21, 1936, in Lincoln Co., KY, he was a son of the late Claude Davenport, Sr. and Hettie Pittman Davenport. He died Friday, December 11, 2015, at the age of 79 years, seven months, and 20 days.

Junior was a farmer and loved old cars. He was a friend to everyone and enjoyed waving to everyone as they passed his home. Survivors include his wife, whom he married on December 27, 1958, Faustine Sallee Davenport, and the following:
  • Two sons: Dennis Davenport and Kenny (Waynetta) Davenport, both of Liberty, KY

  • One granddaughter: Jennifer Davenport

  • Two great-grandchildren: Austin and Angel
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Richard, Earl, and Robert Davenport and sisters, Martina Rainwater, Joann Corn, and Juanita Davenport. n lieu of flowers, donations may be given to help the family offset funeral expenses.

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McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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