1929-2019

Rodney Oscar Davenport, a lifelong resident of El Paso and honored ex of Ysleta High School, died Feb. 3. He was 90.

Davenport had a long and distinguished career as an antique dealer/appraiser. At the time of his death, he and his wife, Chris, operated Davenport Antiques in Canutillo.

He was involved in the El Paso County Historical Society as one of its first members and served on the board. He was active in all Masonic bodies and served as potentate of the El Maida Shrine. As a life member of Lions International, he served as president of the Ysleta and El Paso Downtown clubs and as district governor.

He attended Trinity-First United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Chris; daughter, Teri of Houston; sons Stanley and Steve of Denver; Stuart of Las Cruces; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his daughters Vicki McKenna and Nancy Davenport, and his first wife, Mary Kathryn Davenport.

Memorial services were held at Trinity-First UMC on Feb. 9.

In lieu of flowers, the family requested a donation to the El Paso County Historical Society, the El Paso Downtown Lions Club or the El Maida Shrine. He was buried at Restlawn Cemetery.