Retiree formerly of Grove City, Pennsylvania
decorated WWII veteran
YOUNGSTOWN- Robert H.
Daugherty, Oakleigh Avenue, Austintown, Ohio, formerly of Grove City, Pennsylvania
died Wednesday morning (1-31-01) in Northside Medical Center. He was 79.
Mr. Daugherty was born July 17, 1921, in
Morgantown, W. Va., to Charles W. and Mary Null
He was employed for 35 years as a supervisor at
the Saramar Aluminum Co., Girad, Ohio, retiring in
Mr. Daugherty was a World War II Air Force
veteran, where he flew over 49 missions in the South
Pacific. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Air Medal and a Distinguished Flying Cross. He was a member of the
90th Bombardment Group of the Fifth Air Force and the American Legion.
He was an avid golfer and bowler, belonging to
Mr. Daugherty enjoyed hunting and fishing and was
a member of Mahoning-Trumbull Begal Club .
He attended Bailey Road Baptist Church, Norht
Besides his wife the former Anna "Midge" Breese,
whom he married June 4,1943, He leaves a sister, Doris
Meehan, Medley, Florida,; two brothers, Dwight Daugherty,
Hammondsville, Ohio; and Harry Daugherty, Champion,
Ohio; two half sisters, Naomi Bowser, Grove City,
Pennsylvania; and Ruth Ross, Tulsa, Oklahoma; and a
half brother, David Daugherty, Hagerstown, MD.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter,
Dawn Daugherty; a sister, Margaret Montgomery; and
three brothers, Kenneth, Jack and Charles Daugherty.
The family requests that memorial contributions
may be made to a charity of the donor's choice in the
name of the deceased
by Anna M. Heller