MARION — Larry Verl Daugherty was born April 9, 1944, to Lawrence and Mildred (Albert) Daugherty in Marion. He passed away on Nov. 22, 2009, in his sleep after a courageous four-year battle with lung cancer.
Larry was a highly skilled mechanic in the press room at Whirlpool in Marion, where he worked for over 42 years. He also did carpentry work on the side with his best friend, Larry Countryman.
Larry will be sadly missed by his wife, Wanita (Wilson); son, Larry Daugherty Jr. of Jackson; daughter, Brenda Daugherty of Jackson; two grandsons, Michael and Dillon Daugherty; two sisters, Linda (Jim) King of Marion and Sandy (Bob) James of Mount Vernon; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents, Larry was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald Fry and Glenn Daugherty.
Services will be Saturday, Dec. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at Gunder-Hall-Folk in Marion. Burial will be in Caledonia Cemetery in Caledonia.