Billy Lee Davenport, age 81 of Alvin, Texas passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020 at his home in Alvin, Texas. Bill was born on December 11, 1938 in Palacios, Texas and was a resident of Alvin for over 20 years, formerly from Friendswood, Texas. Bill is preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Lena Davenport; brother, Gerald Davenport.
Bill is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Joyce Davenport; sons, Michael Davenport and wife Debra, Steven Davenport and wife LouAnn, Daniel Davenport and wife Michelle; brother, Paul Davenport and wife Susan; grandchildren, Johnathon, Jennifer, Jessica, Joanna, Blake, Matthew, Lindsey, Joshua; great grandchildren, Athan, Cadence, Caroline, Ryker, Jackson; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Bill was an active member of the Westside Church of Christ in Alvin, where he served as an elder for many years. He loved the Lord and he loved people. He had a kind and generous spirit and looked for opportunities to help people and to serve the Lord.
He came from humble beginnings and worked his way through The University of Texas at Austin, earning an accounting degree. He founded ACES A/C SUPPLY, INC. in 1983 with two of his friends and built it into a strong business that is still operated by his sons. He loved the challenges of operating a business and he surrounded himself with good people. He loved the employees of ACES and being able to provide jobs that supported many families.