Randy Davenport, 56, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2020, at his home in Ayden.

Randy was born and raised in Sylva. He attended Clemson and graduated from Western Carolina. He graduated in 1995 with a master of divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and church planting from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2002. He served at Comstock Community Church in Nevada and Resurrection Church in Vermont. He also enjoyed volunteering on foreign mission trips.

He was preceded in death by his father, Willard Davenport; mother, Jolene Patterson Davenport; brothers, Willard “Butch” Davenport and Michael Davenport.

He is survived by sister, Barbara Davenport Whitehead and family; aunt, Peggy Patterson; sister-in-law, Jean Davenport.

Please conduct acts of kindness in his name to anyone in need of encouragement.