Gary E. Daugherty, 80, of Louisville, passed away at 12:45 am on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at his home.
Gary was born on June 19, 1939 in Clay County the son of the late Henry and Beulah (Fugate) Daugherty. He married his wife of 51 years, Marjorie Young on April 26, 1968 in Wayne County and she survives.
Mr. Daugherty was an area carpenter for many years prior to his retirement. In his spare time, he enjoyed coon hunting and had a passion for bluegrass music. He loved his family and was a dedicated son, husband and father.
In addition to his wife Marge, Gary is survived by a daughter, Melissa Daugherty of Louisville, a son, Travis (Lynnette Feldhake) Daugherty of Louisville, a sister, Lucille Roark of Champaign and by several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Jim Daugherty, Ralph Daugherty and Bert Daugherty, four sisters, Dorothy Griffy, Mildred Griffy, Lois Habbe and Donna Ashley.
Graveside services honoring the life of Gary will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Friday, August 9, 2019 at Red Brush Cemetery in Louisville. Bro. Cecil Cochran will officiate. Triplett & Neal Funeral Home in Louisville is in charge of the care and arrangements. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Clay County Health Department Hospice Program or to the American Diabetes Association. You are invited to share your memories of Gary and leave a condolence at www.triplettandneal.com