Mr. Julian Lee “Glenn” Davenport, III, 73, of Hamlet passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at his home. He was born August 2, 1945 in Richmond County, a son of the late Margie and J. L. “Pete” Davenport Jr.
Glenn was a member of First Baptist Church in Hamlet. He was retired with CSX Railroad , where he was a conductor. He was a member and past chairman of the United Transportation Union, American Legion Post 49, and Hamlet Masonic Lodge # 532.
Glenn was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine, in 2012. He is survived by a son, Ken Davenport and wife Ginger of Rockingham; a daughter, Pam Satterfield and husband Cory of Rockingham; grandchildren, Dylan Davenport, Taylor Satterfield, Ashton Davenport, and Katie Satterfield; a sister, Patsy McCrary and husband Bobby of Hamlet; a brother, Tommy Davenport and wife Sherri of Hamlet; brother-in-laws, Larry Price and wife Linda of Charlotte and Don Price and wife Debbie of Rockingham; a sister-in-law, Kay Hunt and husband Pete of Hamlet; a number of nieces and nephews; and a lifelong friend, Ruby Hunter.
A service to celebrate Glenn’s life will be conducted 12:00 pm Thursday, June 27th at First Baptist Church in Hamlet with the Rev. Dr. Allison Farrah officiating and interment following at Richmond Memorial Park. The family will have visitation from 10:30 to 11:45 am prior to the service at the church and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Richmond County Hospice, 1119 US Hwy 1 N., Rockingham, NC 28379.
Watson-King Funeral Home in Hamlet is assisting the Davenport family.