OBITUARY James “Jim” Arthur Davenport September 25, 1947 – October 24, 2018 James Arthur Davenport age 71 of Old Hickory, Tennessee passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at home. Jim was born to the late James & Thelma Davis Davenport. Jim is survived by his wife of 45 years, Pat Davenport, daughter, Kim Davenport of Brentwood, Tennessee; son, Brian (Holly) Davenport of Mt. Juliet; 2 grandchildren, Arlo & Ella Davenport; father-in-law, Bruce Stringer of Portland; brother-in-laws, Ricky (Peggy) Stringer of Portland, Ronald Stinger of Portland A career state employee with 35 yrs service. He began his career in state government in 1970, as accountant and in 1978 was named assistant Chief of Fiscal Services for the Department of Employment Security. In 1981, he was named the departments first director of Internal Audit. In 1983 Jim was appointed Assistant Commissioner for Fiscal and Systems. In 1992 Jim was appointed Commissioner of Employment Security. Finishing his career with the Tennessee State Legislature as Fiscal Review Director. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Jim’s honor to Yellowstone Forever PO Box 117 Yellow Stone National Park, WY 82190 or Pancreatic Cancer Action Network pancan.org/donate or by mail 1500 Rosecrans Ave, Suite 200 Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 Gathering of Family & Friends Friday October 26, 2018 3pm until 8pm at Hermitage Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens. DONATIONS Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Yellowstone Forever Send Flowers Show Your Support Share Obituary share to facebook share by email share link Receive Notifications
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of James Jim Arthur Davenport 2018.
Death notice for the town of: old-hickory, state: Tennessee