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James Howard Davenport

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James Howard Davenport October 21, 1959 - November 24, 2016 James Howard Davenport was born October 21, 1959 to Joseph and Barbara Davenport.  He was raised in Marietta along with his sister, Lydia and three brothers, Joey, Tony, and Scott.  In 1979, James married his high school sweetheart, Sheila Jane Parris.  They spent most of their married life in Paulding County raising their three sons, Michael, David, and Ryan. James was a mechanic by trade and loved restoring classic hot rod cars.  He enjoyed trout fishing in the North Georgia mountains and he was a devoted grandfather to his four granddaughters and loved spending time with them. Mr. Davenport was preceded in death earlier this year by both his beloved wife, Sheila and his beloved mother, Barbara. Surviving are his father Joseph Davenport of Marietta; sons Michael Davenport of Villa Rica, David Davenport of Villa Rica, Ryan Davenport of Hiram; sister Lydia Wadsworth of Austell; brothers Joey Davenport, Tony Davenport, Scott Davenport all of Marietta; and beloved granddaughters Savannah, Jada, Zoey, and Lara. A celebration of life service will be held: November 30, 2016 11am - 1pm at Georgia Cremation Center 4325 Highway 92  Acworth, GA 30102

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