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Davonta Tykeyvious RuffNovember 27, 2001 ~ April 2, 2019 (age 17)
Funeral services for Mr. Davonta Tykeyvious Ruff, age 17, AKA "Dee" and "Dog Bone", will be conducted on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Newberry High School Gymnasium. Burial will follow in St. Peter Community Church Cemetery, Blair, SC.
Dee received his wings to join Heaven's starting lineup on April 2, 2019 at Prisma Health Richland Hospital. He was born on November 27, 2001 to Kimberly Ruff Davenport (Jamie) and Donald McDaniel. He was a member of St. Peter Community Church of Blair, South Carolina. Dee was a student at Newberry High School where he was a member of the varsity basketball and football teams. He also played AAU basketball with Lake Murray Flight.
Left to cherish his life and loving memories are his mother, Kimberly R. Davenport (Jamie); father, Donald McDaniel; sisters, Shambreka Ruff, Newberry, SC; Kiara McDaniel, Spartanburg, SC; Tilisha Gallman, Winnsboro, SC; brothers, Ivan Ruff, Tony Mason, Deuntrey Gallman, Newberry, SC; Jamison Davenport, Columbia, SC; maternal grandparents, Valarie Ruff, Winnsboro, SC; Clarence Ruff, Pomaria, SC; paternal grandparents Patricia Thompson (Melvin); great-grandparents, Nancy Crumpton, Winnsboro, SC; Mattie Farrow, Pomaria, SC; two uncles, Clarence C. Ruff, Newberry, SC; Clyde Cooper, Jenkinsville, SC; aunts, Naomi Billie (Rev. Rembert), Linda Thomspon, Jessie McDaniel and Alberta McDaniel, Winnsboro, SC; nephew, Ky'Rie Glymph, Newberry, SC; special friend, Diamond Davis; a host of great-aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.