Dudley W. Daugherty, 69, of Mineral Wells, W.Va., died, surrounded by his family, on Jan. 31, 2013, at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
He was born Dec. 16, 1943, in Wood County, the son of the late Richard L. and Naomi Mollahan Daugherty. Dudley was the owner of Daugherty Supply, an active member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, and a U.S. Army Veteran. He was a 1962 graduate of Parkersburg High School, and graduate of Mt. State College. He was also a member of the Mt. Olivet Masonic Lodge No. 3.
He is survived by his wife, Linda L. Ball Daugherty; two sons, D.J. (Angela) Daugherty of Commercial Point, Ohio, and David L. (Sara) Daugherty of Hamilton, Ohio; five grandchildren, Christine, Conor, Oria, Ethan and Emma; and one sister, Linda Lee Daugherty of Parkersburg.
Dudley enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, his friends, his shooting 'buddies', playing golf, his John Deere, and most importantly, his family and life.
It is his portion to hear from Him who sitteth as the Judge Supreme the welcome words, "Well done, good and faithful servant! Enter thou into the Joy of the Lord!"
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, with Pastor Kevin Lantz officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, (Mineral Wells), with Masonic Graveside Rites by Mt. Olivet Masonic Lodge No. 3. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. today, noon-8 p.m. Monday at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Association.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.leavittfuneralhome.com