Rhodes & Northern, Owners
 -Family Owned and Operated-




- WAKE -


Friday, August 10, 2018
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.

Saturday, August 11, 2018
11:00 A.M.
Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church
2606 W. Grace Street


Rest Haven Memorial Park
4615 East Hanna Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610


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08/08/2018 09:27 PM



Mr. Carter Eugene Davenport of Tampa passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018.  Homegoing services will be conducted Saturday, August 11, at 11:00 a.m. at Mount Tabor Missionary Baptist Church, 2606 W. Grace Street, Pastor T. D. Leonard, Pastor with Minister William Cade,  officiating.  Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park.

Mr. Carter E. Davenport was a native and lifelong resident of Tampa.  He was the youngest child born to Deacon King David Davenport, Sr. and Sister Gladys McDonald Davenport. Carter was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County and was a graduate of Jefferson High School where he was a "Star Athlete".  Carter furthered his education at Bethune Cookman University.  Mr. Davenport worked for over 21 years in the Natural Gas Business as a Board Certified Master Gas Technician.      

He leaves to cherish his memory: his loving wife of 31 years, Janet Burnett Stennis Davenport; two loving children, Carter Eugene Davenport, Jr. and Victoria Sabraya Davenport; one grandchild, Yalinah Marie Davenport; sisters, Estella Davenport, Evelyn D. Bethune and Mary Collins; brothers, Pastor Jesse Davenport, King Davenport, Jr., Roger Davenport, Charlie Davenport and Woodrow Jones Davenport; uncles, Johnnie McDonald (Sara) and Alfonso McDonald; aunts, Lillie McDonald, Veter Clinkscale (Tyrone) and Dorothy Jacobs; brother-in-law, Eric Patterson; sister-in-law, Gail Robinson and a  host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The remains will repose after 5 p.m. Friday, August 10 at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. 

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301 N. Howard Avenue 
Tampa, FL 33606-1508
Phone:  813.253.3419 
  Fax:  813.251.4912
Email:  raywilliamsfh@verizon.net         
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