Woodrow "Maxie" Davenport Jr.

May 1, 1939 ~ August 15, 2019 (age 80)

Woodrow “Maxie” Davenport Jr., 80, of Dover, passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the Crystal Coast Hospice House of Newport.

Mr. Davenport was a member of the Dover United Methodist Church.  He served in the US Air Force and was a member of the Elks Lodge and the Masonic Lodge in Kinston.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday at the Dover United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Ruth Davenport of Dover; daughter, Lynn Small of Kinston; son, Woody Davenport of New Bern; step daughter, Sheila Moore of Peletier; step son, Chris Mayo of Winterville; seven grandchildren and one great grandson; two brothers, Carol Davenport of Lumberton; J.C. Bailey of Kinston; sister, Eula “Lee” Connor of Bladenboro.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow Davenport Sr. and Carrie Connor; brother, Ronald  Davenport; step son, Ronald “Ronnie” Mayo; grandson, Scott Jenkins.

Flowers are welcome or donations may be sent to the Dover United Methodist Church, 208 N Main St, Dover, NC  28526.

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Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc. of Beaufort, NC.

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