Doug Davenport

April 5, 1937 - October 30, 2021

Doug Davenport, 84, of Bentonville, Ohio, died Saturday, October 30, 2021 at Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester, Kentucky.  He was born April 5, 1937 in Adams County.  He is preceded by wife, Alvena B. Davenport; first wife, Mary Sandra Wright; parents: Archie and Jessie Davenport; one brother, Wilbur Eugene Davenport and three sisters: Evelyn Jewel Davenport, Nola Faye Davenport Rostine and Margauritte Davenport Bellew.

Doug is survived by one brother, Andy Davenport of Peebles; three daughters: Phyllis Kirk of Flat Gap, Kentucky, Peggy (Terrell) Clark of Maysville, Kentucky and Gena Davenport of Bentonville; one son, David Davenport of Portsmouth; eight grandchildren: Alex Davenport, Andrea Kirk, Cassandra Catlow, Christopher Lungren, Katrina Lungren, Tristan Davenport, Zachary Davenport and Rachel Davenport and three great grandchildren: Zoe Catlow, Nathaniel Russell and Matthew Cooper, Jr.

Doug is a 1957 graduate from West Union High School. He retired after 37.5 years of working as a machinist at Carnation Can Company in Maysville, Kentucky, he was a very hard worker. He was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Bentonville Anti-Horse Thief Society.  He was a loving father, husband, brother and grandfather and will dearly missed.

Memorial donations can be made to:

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place, Memphis Tennessee 38105.

The public visitation is 12 – 2 PM Friday, November 5, 2021 at Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated.

The public funeral is 2 PM Friday, November 5, 2021 at Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated. Pastor James (Jim) Lanham will officiate.

The public interment is at Manchester Cemetery, 813 East Eighth Street, Manchester, Ohio 45144

Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated is serving the family.


Beth - Nov 3, 2021
Dave, I’m sorry for the loss of your father. I’m sure he was a wonderful dad. I wish I had the chance to meet him but I know he had to be a good dad and you learned from him. Big hugs to you.