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Raymond Lynn Davenport

February 16, 1949 — May 14, 2022

Raymond Lynn Davenport

Raymond Lynn Davenport, 73, of Leesburg, GA., died Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Willson Hospice House. Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Albany Bible Church. Mr. Pete Daughtry will officiate.

Born in Aiken, SC. Raised and attended high school in Statesville, NC. He earned a scholarship to play football at The Citadel, and ultimately graduated from UGA with a Bachelor's in Entomology. Worked for the Extension Service in Mitchell county until he moved to Lee county and started his own business as an agricultural consultant in the early 1980's. He later consulted for M&M Mars in regards to expanding peanut production into Mexico in the 1990s. He started a Turf Management business in the early 2000's, which his two sons have expanded upon and continue to operate today.

He was larger than life, always lit up a room, and was the life of the party wherever he went.
 
Survivors include his sons, Josh Davenport,Sr., Leesburg, GA, Zach Davenport (Jessica), Albany, GA, daughter, Aimee Davenport (Dab), Leesburg, GA, brother, Shawn Davenport (Shannon), Atlanta, Ga, sisters, Paula Stewart (Peter), Fayetteville, NC, Angie Elliott (Joel), Stateville, NC, grandchildren, Brianna, Landon, Arwen, Bo, Aiden and Lyla.
 
The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Albany Bible Church.
 
Those desiring may make memorials in memory Raymond Lynn Davenport to Albany Bible Church, 100 Grand Isle Road, Leesburg, GA, 31763 or Willson Hospice House, 320 Foundation Way, Albany, GA, 31721
 
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