Robert C. Davenport

Pastor Robert C. Davenport passed away on April 15, 2023 at home from a recent illness. He was 75 years old.

Robert was born in Pine Bluff Arkansas and started preaching at the early age of eight. His last preaching event was February 20, 2023 to the Baptist Ministers Union.

He is survived by his wife Anna; daughter Charity Davenport Love; two sons Joseph Ray and Paul Piper; and a host of family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be on April 29, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Greater St Matthews Missionary Baptist Church, 2835 Indiana, Kansas City, Missouri 64127. Any donations to the family can be sent to the church location.


  1. Paulene Kinsey on April 20, 2023 at 7:42 am

    Deepest sympathy to the family … Rev. Davenport’s ministry was a big part of my life when I was younger.

  2. Rev.harvey White Sr. on April 22, 2023 at 7:47 pm

    Thank God for The Life and Legacy of the voice of one crying in the wilderness Reverend Robert C Davenport God bless you Davenport family you are in our prayers we are going to miss him but truly he was a great servant of God

  3. Georgia Holmes on May 6, 2023 at 2:09 pm

    Anna, you and the family have my deepest condolences. God bless you all and Robert will be missed. I want you to know that my husband, and I have known Robert so long that we remember when he started preaching at eight years old. What a long ministry. I love you and take care of yourself.

  4. Gracie Mccoy-Jackson on May 6, 2023 at 3:11 pm

    I share in your pain in the transitioning of my friend. I send
    Prayers and love to you and your
    Family. Robert and I went to school together in Grady, Arkansas. I shall always remember you in prayer.

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