David A. Daugherty Sr., 61, of Carlinville, died at his residence on Friday, March 20, 2020, at 4:30 a.m. He was born on July 27, 1958, in Litchfield to Jacob D. Daugherty and Dorothy (Bristow) Daugherty. He married Frances “Fran” (Carty) Daugherty on July 2, 1975, in Carlinville.
He was retired after having been a boilermaker for Local 363 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers. During that time, David and Josh traveled to 27 states for work. David loved Ford vehicles. He was close with his family and enjoyed spending time with them. David loved watching his 7 grandkids grow up. David and Fran enjoyed spending time camping with friends and family after they retired.
He is survived by his spouse, Fran Daugherty of Carlinville; sons, David Daugherty Jr. (Carrie) of Carlinville and Josh Daugherty (Elizabeth) of Standard City; grandchildren, David Daugherty III, Taylor Daugherty, Isaac Daugherty, Matt Daugherty, Luke Daugherty, Andrea Daugherty, and Brenden Daugherty; sister, Denise Childress of Shelbyville, IL; brothers, Darrin Daugherty of Raymond, Doug Daugherty of Lawrenceville, IL, and Duane Daugherty of Girard; father in law and mother in law, Don and Donna Carty; brother in Law Danny Carty; sister in law, Tammy Reese; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
David was preceded in death by his parents.
A public celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Honorary pallbearers are Shawn Davis, Dave Hurley, Jim Knetzer and Craig Frankford. David said “The CNB has carried him since 1984. They just as well finish the job.” Memorials are suggested to the family. Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.