Herbert C. Davenport, Sr., 84, 114 Tillie Lane, Aydlett, NC died Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Albemarle Hospital. Born in Hickory, VA, he was the son of the late Herbert Clarence Davenport and Sarah Cartwright Whitehurst and step-father, Oden Whitehurst and was the husband of Audrey Oram Davenport. He served in the United States Air Force, and retired as an electrician with the Northwest Security Group. He was a lifetime member of the Currituck Hunt Club and a fifty year member of the Currituck Masonic Lodge #463 AF & AM.
In addition to his wife of sixty-four years, he is survived by three sons, Herbert C. Davenport, Jr. and wife, Georgie of Grandy, Wayne Davenport of Poplar Branch, NC and Jeff Davenport and wife, Shawn of Powells Point, NC; a daughter, Brenda Davenport Gallop and husband, Ralph of Harbinger; a sister, Diane Parmer and husband, Carl of Granbury, TX; grandchildren, Crissy Fairley, Julie Kennington, Brad Gallop, H. C. Davenport III, Drew Gallop, Halie Davenport, Shelby Davenport, Ryan Moffett and Bobby Lee Evans and eleven great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters Elizabeth Davenport Dodson and Elbertia Davenport.
A graveside service with Masonic Rites will take place Monday, December 10, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Powells Point Christian Church Cemetery, in Harbinger, NC with Wayne Twiford officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, 6:00 to 7:30 p. m. at the residence. Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Davenport family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.
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