Wannie Lee Davenport

June 6, 1937October 31, 2012

Wannie Lee Davenport, 75, passed away on Wednesday at Hosparus Inpatient Unit.

Wannie was a Army veteran for the Kentucky National Guard.

He was a member of St. Rita Catholic Church and was a Kentucky Colonel.

Wannie retired from Fourth Avenue Corporation.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Emma Davenport; and brother, Sammy Davenport.

Wannie is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda Hogan Davenport; children, Mike Davenport, Diana L. Blevins (Jimmy), and Carla Tanner (Roy); grandchildren, Brittany (Justin), Holly, Olivia, Zach, Josh, Hannah, Jake, and Jude; great-grandchild, Mason; siblings, Wayne and Larry Davenport; sister-in-law, Aline VanMeter; brother-in-law, James Hogan (Sibil); and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service to honor the life of Wannie will be noon on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Evergreen Funeral Home, 4623 Preston Hwy, with interment follow in Evergreen Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3-8pm on Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital of Hosparus.


  • Visitation Friday, November 2, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 3, 2012

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November 4, 2012

Linda, My sympathy on the death of Wannie. He, you, and your family are in my prayers. Fr. Hanrahan

November 2, 2012

Sorry to hear of cousin Wannie's passing. Have many fond memories of him going back to our childhood in Highland Park. Wannie was always such a good natured guy with a ready smile for everyone. My condolences to his loved ones in their time of grief.
Ron Hinkle (Bagdad, KY)

November 2, 2012

I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. No words can express your loss.
George Mader

Chris Hogan

November 2, 2012

So sorry to hear of Wannie's passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Chris and Jodi Hogan

Selena Whalen

November 2, 2012

Diana and all of the Davenport family, sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayer are with you during this difficult time. On behalf of the entire Burn Unit family we are thinking and praying for you. Selena Whalen

Connard Hogan

November 2, 2012

Aunt Linda and family,
Janet and I are so sorry to hear of Uncle Wannie's passing. We want to extend our condolences and are keeping everyone there in our thoughts. We hope everyone can draw strength and comfort from their memories of him in their time of grief. Walk in beauty, with love.

November 2, 2012

Linda,Mike,Diana,and Carla-I'm so sorry to hear about Wannie's passing.All of my fondest childhood memories involve you guys. When Durrett closed we were forced to grow away from our neighborhood and as families and careers grew we lost touch with each other. Just wanted to extend my thoughts and prayers to guys. Mary Hibbard Gerkins

Janet Curry

November 2, 2012

So sorry to hear of Uncle Wannie's passing, I had so many fond memories of him growing up. He will be missed so much, Aunt Linda, you and your family are in my prayers.

Holly and Marissa Metzger

November 2, 2012

Dear Carla and Hanna, and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you during this difficult time. We love you both,

Marissa and Holly