Darrell Dean Davenport, 73, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord Monday, May 14, 2012. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family.Darrell was owner and operator of a very successful business "Federal Pest Control". He was a well known respected businessman in the Chattanooga area and surrounding counties as well as in the East Brainerd community in which he lived. In his spare time you could find him at Brainerd Optimist Drag strip participating as a car owner/spectator for which Darrell took great pleasure in sharing his hobby with his family and friends.Darrell is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 36 years, Brenda Davenport; loving brother, Dick (Barbara ) Davenport, He will also be greatly missed by his children, Renee (Jimmy) Roberts, Ginger (Jason) Patterson, Brett McAllister and Dustin Davenport. Darrell was affectionately referred to as POP to his 4 grandchildren, Brittany Davenport, Bailey Davenport, Chandler Patterson and Houston Davenport.Darrell also leaves behind several special nieces and nephews and a host of other close family and friends who will greatly miss his laughter, companionship and his overall joy of life.Services will be held at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Buddy Henry officiating.Visit www.hamiltonfhofchattanooga.com to view the memorial tribute and share condolences with the family.The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike. 423-531-3975.