Robert DeVenny passed away on Dec. 13, 2019, at home. He graduated from Gallaudet College and worked for the Washington Post during his career.
DeVenny was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Falls DeVenny and Dorothy Elizabeth DeReiux DeVenny, and five siblings, Dorothy Jean, Frank Falls Jr., Iona Margaret, Hugh Edelen and Fred William. He is survived by niece, Dorothy “Libby” Marks; five great-nieces and -nephews; and 14 great-great-nieces and -nephews.
He will be buried in Charlotte, N.C., with his family. He has requested no service for his burial.