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Robert Warder "Bob" Davenport
Funeral Time: Thursday, June 23rd at 2:30PM
Robert Warder “Bob” Davenport, 81, of Lexington, husband of 57 years to Cherryl Davenport, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Baptist Health Lexington. He was born March 23, 1941 in Lewis County, KY to the late Carl King and Welza Warder Davenport. Bob was a 1959 graduate of Tollesboro High School and a veteran of the US Army. He was retired from R.J. Reynolds as quality control manager. He continued his entrepreneurship as the owner of Smitty’s Steak and Seafood, working for the PVA office, and as a homebuilder. He served as a deacon with Broadway Christian Church. Bob was Past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Kentucky F & AM; Past Master of Devotion Lodge 160 F & AM; a 33 Degree Mason of the Scottish Rite; and a member of the Oleika Temple Shrine. He had coached basketball for Lexington Parks and Recreation over 20 years and held a championship title. Along with his wife Cherryl, Bob is survived by his sons, Robert Warder (Tena) Davenport, II, John Ray (Jennifer Tungate) Davenport, and Joseph Clay (Carol) Davenport; grandchildren, Madison Marie, Bryce Emery, Bates Burks, and Riley Lee Davenport; nephews, Pete and Bill Toth; and a great nephew, Clay Toth. He was preceded in death by his sister, Carroll Toth. Services will be 2:30 PM Thursday, June 23 at Kerr Brothers-Harrodsburg Road with burial following in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Fleming County, KY. Visitation will be 5-8 PM Wednesday at the funeral home with Masonic rites at 7:00 PM. Contributions are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association, 6100 Dutchmans Ln. STE 401, Louisville, KY 40205-3284