Willard Leon Daugherty passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 in Princeton Community Hospital, Princeton, WV.
Willard was born August 2, 1928 in Revelo, KY, a son of the late Leslie Dority and Emma Wilson. He was a United States Army Veteran having served in three wars, WWII, Korean, and Vietnam. He was also the last surviving member of his original family.
In addition to his parents, Willard was preceded in death by one son Steve Daugherty; grandson, Cory Daugherty; two brothers, Nobel and Jay Dority; two sisters, Opal Leif and Edna Garner, and his ex-wife, Ruth E. Daugherty.
Survivors include his daughter, Vicky Gibson of Bastian, VA; step-son, Doug Miller of Sidney, OH; granddaughters, Malenna and Kyle Young of Sidney, OH, Samantha McBryde and companion Kelly Sykes of Iaeger, WV, Megan Daugherty of VA; grandsons, Mark, and Adam Miller, Mat Miller and wife Michelle and Paul Miller and wife Rebekah all of Sidney, OH; great grandsons, Gavin Osborne of Iaeger, WV, Benjamin, Ian, Elijah, and Asher Miller all of Sidney, OH, Maeson Daugherty of Colorado and Lennox McFarland of VA; great granddaughters, Isabella Miller, Emma Young, Leah Miller, Elizabeth Miller, and Scarlett Miller all of Sidney and Meia Kroft of Colorado.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. with Reverend Randall Dority officiating at Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, OH. Burial will follow in the Graceland Cemetery at Sidney, OH. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Full military honors will be held at the cemetery by the United States Army, Fort Knox, KY, 3rd Calvary Division.
Friends may visit with the family Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. until the time of services at Adams Funeral Home in Sidney, OH. Condolences may be expressed online at theadamsfuneralhome.com.
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