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 Leston E “Les” Daugherty

Leston E “Les” Daugherty

Birth
Shaw, Mineral County, West Virginia, USA
Death 21 Jul 2015 (aged 87)
Crosstown, Mineral County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Mineral County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 149686436 · View Source
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Leston E. Daugherty
(July 13, 1928 - July 21, 2015)

U.S. Veteran
Leston E. "Les" Daugherty, 87, of Cross, WV, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at his residence.
Born on July 13, 1928 at Shaw, WV, he was a son of the late William "Bill" and Lillian "Lily" (McMannis) Daugherty.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

A 1944 graduate of Elk Garden High School, Mr. Daugherty was retired as a calendar operator at the Westvaco Luke Mill with 44 years of service. He formerly attended the House of Prayer, Hartmansville, WV, served in the United States Army from 1948-49, was member of Victory Post # 155, American Legion, Westernport, MD and was a life member of Post # 10077, VFW in Deer Park, MD. For many years, he also was a member of the musical group "Generations Gospel."

Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Betty Ellen (Hickey) Daugherty; seven children, Junior Daugherty and wife Carole of Keyser, WV, Robin Layman and husband Russell of Bayard, WV, Deloras Wilhelm and husband Gary of Martinsburg, WV, Randy Daugherty and Wanda of Cross, Amy Kiner and husband Alan of Gardners, PA, Lisa Daugherty of Hartmansville and Leslie Daugherty and wife Michelle of Cross; 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Leslie Hipp and Rev. Brian Hipp officiating.

Interment will be in the Sinclair Memorial Park, Cross, WV. Military honors will be accorded at the graveside.

Smith Funeral Homes & Crematory


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  • Created by: Marion Steiding-Chappell
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149686436
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leston E “Les” Daugherty (13 Jul 1928–21 Jul 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149686436, citing Sinclair Memorial Park, Mineral County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Marion Steiding-Chappell (contributor 47509405) .