Lynwood L. Davenport, age 96 of Liberty, KY formerly of Lewes and Dover, DE passed away on May 26, 2021.Mr. Davenport was born in Deep Run, N.C., the son of Louis & Lena Davenport.
Lyn was a proud Army Veteran. He worked as a produce inspector for the USDA, becoming the USDA Federal supervisor for the State of NC Inspection Department. He served as Grange Master for the State of Delaware. He proudly served on the Board of Directors for the University of Delaware. After his retirement he assisted both the Papens and Fifers on their family farms.
He enjoyed reading, gardening and his little dog Katrina. He loved to watch football and baseball games. It was important to him to keep up with his comrades from the military, the 36 th Infantry Division, T Patch, WWII. He was a hero receiving a Silver Star, 2 Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart.
He is preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife of 53 years, Carole Cataldi Davenport.He is survived by his children, Connie Dulin, Elizabeth Bozievich (Jay) & Suzanne Hopkins (Gregory); grandchildren, Carolann Wilson (Otis), Erica Gallagher (Joey), Jared Dulin (Dawn), Angela Moore (Ben Hosken), Ashley Miller & Mark Hopkins (Mikayla Glanden); great grandchildren, Noah, Addison, Colton, Ryleigh, Baylor, Collins, Carson, Madison, Bryson & Atticus, extended family and friends.
Funeral Mass Friday, June 25, 2021, 10 am at the Church of the Holy Cross, Dover, DE. Interment with military honors to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Dover, DE.
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