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Edward Lee Davenport, 76, resident of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away on January 12 due to natural causes. Ed was born November 18 to Clarence Davenport and Sally Silvey in Kansas City, Missouri.
After graduating from William Chrisman High School, Ed joined the US Marine Corps. After serving his country, Ed was hired by Quantel, then G.E. Electric, where he worked until retirement. In his spare time, Ed loved to restore old cars, hunt, fish and watch the Kansas City Chiefs.
He is survived by his children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Tiffany (Davenport) and Gary Kalwei; Kaitlin and John Matteson; Jessica, Adalynn, Hudson and Brandon Kalwei; Emily, Bryce, Holden and Bryan Davenport; Dakota Silva, Kaleah, Mya, Sofia, Dakota Junior and Morganne Davis; Kursten and Ethan Elder; sisters and their spouses: Marilyn and Joe Vandever, Patty and Jim Layden, Vicki and Butch Holtgrieve, Becky Andrews, Kim and John Kostelac, and special cousin Don Davenport.
Ed was preceded in death by his father, mother and sister, Sandy Davenport.
A celebration of life will be held in the spring where Ed will be laid to rest with his father.