BEDFORD Russell Howard Daugherty, 95, Bedford, formerly of Mitchell, passed away at 8:20 a.m. Friday, February 20, 2009, at Bedford Regional Medical Center.
Born August 6, 1913, in Orange County, he was the son of Claude and Famie (Whittington) Daugherty. He married Lois Evelyn Allegre April 25, 1936, and she preceded him in death July 7, 1995. He married Exxie (Bolton) Bowman January 31, 1997, and she survives.
He retired from Carpenter Body Works. Russell graduated from Orleans High School in 1930 and was a member of the Davis Memorial Church of the Nazarene.
Exxie Daugherty, Bedford
Roberta Stotts, Bedford
David Bowman and wife, Marla, Ft. Myers, Florida
Gary Bowman and wife, Rita, Bedford
David Daugherty and wife, Joyce, Indianapolis
Deanna Mattox and husband, Rev. Larry, Griffin, Georgia
Judith Puckett and husband, Gail, Carmel
Donita Reynolds and husband, Don, Sheridan
Mary Beth Box and husband, Don, Mitchell
Kathy Jo Phelps and husband, Rev. Richard, Clarksburg, WV
Daniel Daugherty and wife, Sharon, Harrison, Tennessee,
Timothy Daugherty and wife, Darla, Lansing, Michigan
Becky Winebrenner, Indianapolis
Douglas Daugherty and wife, Cindi, Indianapolis
48 great grandchildren
7 great great grandchildren
His parents; first wife, Lois Daugherty; brother, John Daugherty; sisters, Irene Craig, Ruby Taylor, and Pauline Ridpath; step son-in-law, Eugene Stotts; and two great grandchildren preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 25, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Pastor Ken Bushey officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4:00 8:00 p.m. Tuesday and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Casketbearers will be grandsons.
Memorial Gifts: Davis Memorial Church of the Nazarene.