Richard Lynn Davenport, age 70, of Tridell passed away November 19, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born on October 27, 1949, to Muriel Schow and Thomas A. Davenport in Salt Lake City, Utah. Richard married Laura Whitehead on March 3, 1970 in Draper, Utah.
Richard enjoyed dutch oven cooking for everyone, hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time with friends and family. He was a state-certified welder for 35 plus years. He was also a volunteer fireman for many years, and served in the Army. Richard was honorably discharged after 7 years.
Richard is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Laura Davenport. Children: KaiLyn (Eric) Simmons of Sitka Alaska, Kortnie Davenport of Roosevelt, Utah, Scott Davenport of Tridell, Utah, Kristie (Cody) Morey of Vernal, Utah; 11 grandchildren; six great grand children with one on the way; siblings Mike (Jackie), Steve (Pauline), and Bonnie Webb.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters: Barbara and Beverly; and father-in-law Sonny Whitehead.
A celebration of life for Richard Lynn Davenport, will be held Saturday, November 23, 2019, from 12:30-2:30p.m. at the Tridell LDS Chapel. Military honors will begin at 12:30p.m. provided by American Legion Post 11. Services have been entrusted to the Phillips Ashley Valley Funeral Home.