Arthur Davenport - West Melbourne - Arthur Byron Davenport, 89, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2009. Mr. Davenport was born in Andalusia, Alabama. He came to Brevard County in 1956 from Flushing, NY. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II having served in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, France and Germany as a Communications Chief. He was a private pilot and enjoyed electronics and boating. He retired as an Electronic Communication Engineer for RCA at Patrick AFB, Eastern Test Range. Mr. Davenport is survived by his daughter, Pamela Davenport (Douglas) Worth; granddaughters, Mia and Amanda, all of Satellite Beach and a sister, Vera Cox of Webster, FL. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, April 2nd, with a 7 p.m., Funeral Service at Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be Friday, April 3rd, at 1:30 p.m., at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL. Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home is serving the family, (321) 723-2345. www.brownliemaxwell.com
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Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Mar. 31, 2009