David Black Daugherty
Date of Birth: January 6, 1936
Date of Death: October 19, 2019
November 16, 2019 - 12:45 pm - Enslow Park Presbyterian Church
November 16, 2019 - 12:00 pm - Enslow Park Presbyterian Church
D.B. Daugherty, 83, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at University of Kentucky Medical Center. He was born in Huntington, W.Va. January 6, 1936, son of the late Judge Russell L. and Huldah Parrish Daugherty.
D.B. graduated from Marshall Lab School, Marshall University, and West Virginia University College of Law.
He practiced law in Huntington from 1961-1978, served in the WV State Legislature from 1969-1972, was Cabell County Commissioner of Accounts from 1971-1977, served as a Cabell County Circuit Court Judge from 1978-1984, was a part time faculty member at Marshall University from 1982-1986, and served as a Federal Administrative Law Judge, Office of Hearings and Appeals, Social Security Administration, Huntington, WV. from 1990 until his retirement.
D.B. taught Sunday School at Enslow Park Presbyterian Church where he was an elder. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed his Thursday Night Poker Club with his lifetime friends. The hobby he thoroughly enjoyed and spoke of frequently was coaching Buddy Basketball at the YMCA in the 1960’s.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his oldest daughter, Elizabeth Parrish Withrow.
He is survived by his biggest and best accomplishment, his family. His wife of 62 years, Mary Lee Walker Daugherty; his two daughters Rebecca (Ron) Hess and Amy (JL) Irwin, his sister; Susan Lawrence and niece; Angi Lawrence; four grandchildren, David Sowards, Holli (Nathan) Myers, Mary Morgan (Pat) Hensley, and Mason Hess, and two great-grandchildren; Everett Myers and Harper Kate Hensley.
In addition, he leaves behind a host of other family members and friends of whom he loved dearly.
A Celebration of Life to honor D.B. will be held at Enslow Park Presbyterian Church, Saturday, November 16 at 12:00p.m. A gathering of family and friends will follow the service in the church parlor. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Enslow Park Presbyterian Church, 1338 Enslow Boulevard, Huntington, W.Va.
From: Jane Graham Nov 10 2019 3:35PM Mary Lee and family,
You are in my thoughts and prayers. Wish I could be with you Saturday but it is not possible.
I have lots of fond memories of good times with you and D.B.
From: Ann and John Nov 13 2019 12:35PM Our thoughts and prayers to you Mary Lee and your family.Love Ann and John From: Kim (London) Miller and Peggy (London) Barnett Nov 14 2019 9:51AM For Becky and Your Family,
We join you in mourning the loss of your dad. Our hearts break with sadness and condolences for you all. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers and hoping that the memories of better times bring some measure of peace and comfort to you all during this most difficult time. Words cannot adequately say how sincerely sorry we both are for your loss.
From: Doug and Lois White Nov 15 2019 9:09PM Mary Lee: We are so sorry for your loss. We would love to be there for the service,but we both have serious health problems and cannot come. Doug served in Judge Daugherty"s Court as Chief Probation Ofifcer for many years. Doug enjoyed his work and they had a good relationship . I remember our shared times together and the friendship we enjoyed. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayes. May God bless you and keep you in His care.