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Duane R. Daugherty
|Duane R. Daugherty, Sr., age 63, of Linton, passed away on Monday morning, May 7, 2012, at his residence. He was born Sept. 8, 1948, in Linton, the son of George & Mary (Burger) Daugherty.
He was a 1968 graduate of Shakamak High School & a 1980 graduate of Ivy Tech. He retired from the United States Marine Corps, serving during the Vietnam War. Duane was a devoted & loving family man.
He is survived by his wife, to whom he was married Jan. 26, 1973, Karlene H. (Hensley) Daugherty of Linton, three sons, Duane R. Daugherty, Jr. of Linton, Terry (Tisha) Daugherty of Fort Campbell, KY, & Zachary Daugherty of Linton, a brother, Larry Daugherty of Jasonville, a sister, Janice (Daugherty) Greene of Jasonville, four grandsons, Blake, Devon, Gavin, & Jaden Daugherty, & a granddaughter, Riley Daugherty.
He was preceded in death by his parents & a sister, Sharon (Daugherty) Earle.
Visitation will be held at Welch & Cornett from 4-8 P.M. Fri. & at 9-11 A.M. Saturday.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 A.M. Sat., May 12, at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton, Reverend John E. Catchem officiating. Burial will follow at Bohley Cemetery near Linton. American Legion Post #22 will conduct military graveside rites.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.