Russell Howard Daugherty of Bedford, formerly of Mitchell, passed away Friday morning at Bedford Regional Medical Center at the age of 95.
Born in 1913 in Orange County to Claude and Famie Daugherty, Russell was a retiree of Carpenter Body Works and member of Davis Memorial Church of the Nazarene.
He is survived by his wife Exxie, stepchildren Roberta, David and Gary, children David, Deanna, Judith, Donita, Mary, Kathy, Daniel, Timothy, Becky and Douglas, 32 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren, and 7 great great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, first wife Lois, brother John, sisters Irene, Ruby, and Pauline, and 2 great grandchildren.
Services will be held Wednesday morning at 11:00am at the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with burial to follow at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be today from 4:00 until 8:00pm and again from 10:00am until time of service tomorrow at Chastain.