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Danny Preston Davenport

Staff Reports • Mar 17, 2017 at 3:33 PM

Services for Mr. Davenport will be held at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon. Visitation will be Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 2-8 p.m., and the funeral service is Monday, March 20, 2017 at 1 p.m.

Mr. Davenport, 62, of Lebanon, passed from this world Thursday, March 16, 2017.

Danny graduated from Lebanon High School in 1974 and went on to serve 14 years in the Tennessee Army National Guard. He has operated and worked with several small businesses in the area and more recently enjoyed doing stagehand work in Nashville.

Danny touched many lives with his generosity, willingness to help others and his uncanny ability to make anyone laugh.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie (Junior) and Vera Davenport, and brother, Allen Davenport.

He is survived by his loving family, daughters, Kayce Butler, and husband, Robert, of Smyrna; Kimberly Sharp, of Murfreesboro; Sabrina Butera, and husband, Tom, of Murfreesboro; sister, Cindy Robinson, and husband, William, of Knoxville; brother, Derek Davenport, of Knoxville; grandchildren, Alysa and Abigail Butera, Dani Butler, Addison and Ashlee Sharp; as well as his beloved fianceĢ of 16 years, Teresa Carr, of Lebanon; and “bonus” daughters, Ashley Dykstra and husband, Travis, and Brittany Carr, all of Lebanon.