I am sure my grandmother is very pleased with the dignity and care given for her final goodbye. The celebration was uplifting and flawless and my family and I will be forever grateful.
March 19, 1955 — July 15, 2018
James E. "Jimmy" Davenport Jr., 63, of Mount Washington, passed away July 15, 2018. He was a retired LMPD officer, a member of Salt River Masonic Lodge #180, a member of the Jefferson County F.O.P. Lodge, a member of Kings Baptist Church, and a United States Army Veteran, serving in the Persian Gulf War. He is preceded in death by his father, James E. "Dicky" Davenport, Sr. He is survived by his loving mother, Esther Brumley Davenport; a son, James E. Davenport, III; four daugthers, Kristina Cathey, Rebecca Browning, Taylor Gibson, and Victoria Davenport; two brothers, Scott and Mark E. "Eddie" Davenport; a sister, Sharon Cornell; along with seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Kings Baptist Church with burial to follow in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Thursday at the McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Memorial contributions are suggested to Trooper Island Camp, www.kentuckystatepolice.org or the BMT Clinic at the University of Louisville Hospital.