Visitation will be from 1–2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Ray Funeral Home.
Celebration of Life services will follow beginning at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013, with Bro. Robert Haney and Bro. John Chouccoli officiating. Interment will be in Interstate Baptist Cemetery.
Mr. Daugherty was born in Bastrop, La., on October 26, 1941, to Troy Wardell Daugherty and Mary Wallace Daugherty and was raised in Hamburg Ark. He married Helen Hairrell on October 29, 1979. He owned and operated his own grocery store with his father in Hamburg for 10 years and spent many years in sales for 82 Furniture Fair and Mallette Furniture.
He was an avid woodworker, he loved to restore and refinish antiques. He was a huge western fan; he loved Waylon, Willie, and collected guns. He loved his church, and was very involved; he taught a bible study class every Sunday Night. He didn’t meet a stranger; he would talk to everyone and enjoyed telling stories and reminiscing about his life.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Mary Wallace; father, Troy Daugherty; and stepfather, Harry Lauhon.
Mr. Daugherty is survived by his wife, Helen Daugherty of Shaw; sons, Troy Lavelle Daugherty Jr of Orlando, Fla., Ryan Wright Daugherty of Los Angeles, Calif.; step children, Terry Shive (Connie) of Leland, Lisa Shive Dial of Shaw, Calvin Mullen (Terri) of Thibodeaux, La.; special grandson whom he raised, Jade Dial of Shaw, other grandchildren, Brian Daugherty, Denton Daugherty, Katelyn Daugherty, Blake Pepper, Ronnie Shive, Wesley Shive, Leslie Shive, Lorne Shive, David Mullen, Justin Mullen, Randy Box, and Josh Box; 16 great-grandchildren; and brothers, David Daugherty, (Kathy) Charlie Daugherty (Jean) Step brothers, Dale Lauhon, Jerrell Lauhon and Phillip Lauhon.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Shive, Wesley Shive, Randy Box, Joe Mallette, James Pepper and Michael Clark.
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