Harold L. Daugherty, 91, of Taylorville, IL died at 10:40 pm, Friday, May 9, 2014 at Meadow Manor Nursing Home, Taylorville.

He was born July 27, 1922 in Bridgeport, IL, the son of Charles W. and Iva G. Welker Daugherty.  Mr. Daugherty was employed by Ashland Oil Company and retired in 1984.  He was a veteran of World War II serving with the United States Army, and a member of V.F.W. Post 4495.

Surviving are his daughters: Gaye E. Long and husband Dennis and Sandra J. Hall and husband Stephen all of Rochester; Sister: Carol Westerfield of Danville; Grandchildren: Christa Ziegelbein and husband Chad, Nicole Long, Kyle Hall and Kelsey Hall.  There are four Great Grandchildren: Myla Bigelow, Adeline Storey, Chloe Ziegelbein, and Codey Casad

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, May 13, at McClure Funeral Home Taylorville, IL. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until time of service in the funeral home on Tuesday. Burial with military honors will be in Glenhaven Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Wounded Warrior Project.

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