Michael E. Davenport, 78, Wabash, passed away at 11:26 p.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020, at Ashton Creek Healthcare Center in Fort Wayne. He was born in Huntington, Indiana on Dec. 22, 1941, to the late Robert and Mary (Polk) Davenport.
Mike graduated from Noble High School and served in the United States Army. He married Rebecca K. Harrison on Jan. 13, 1967; she passed away on April 25, 2015. Mike worked as a self-employed contractor. He was a 53-year member of the American Legion Post 15 of Wabash.
Mike was survived by one son, Keith (Marla) Davenport, of Wabash; one daughter, Shelly (Chris) Neal, of Pinckney, Michigan; one brother, David (Melanie) Davenport, of Fort Wayne; three grandchildren, Michael Neal, of Southfield Michigan, Steven Neal, of Lansing, Michigan and Ryan Davenport, of Wabash; two great-grandchildren, Braelyn and Bristyl Davenport. He was preceded in death by one sister, Karen Lawson.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, IN 46992, with Pastor David Phillips officiating.
Calling hours will be from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to the Indiana Tech, Athletic Department, https://giving.indianatech.edu/ways-to-give