Robert G. Daugherty

Robert G. Daugherty, 84 of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at 4:30 a.m. at his residence.

Mr. Daugherty was a graduate of Huntington High School. He worked as a crane operator and heavy equipment operator and helped co-found Doc’s Crane with his son. He was a member of American Legion Post 160 for nearly 40 years and Operating Engineers Local 103 for 63 years.

He was born Feb. 4, 1935, in Huntington to Jack and Eva (Dumbauld) Daugherty. He married Barbara J. Johnson in February 1955 in Huntington, and she preceded him in death in 1991.

Survivors include a son, Stephen (Brenda) Daugherty, of Roanoke; three grandchildren, Eric (Katrina) Nelson, of Kenia, AK; Sam (Dana) Daugherty, of Huntington; and Stephanie (Wayne) Dennis, of Madison, WI; and five great-grandchildren.

There will be no public visitation or funeral service. A private family burial will be at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Huntington County.

Memorials are to the donor’s choice of charity in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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