Charles Russell Laferty, 84, of Martin, husband of Rita Porter Laferty, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg.
Born June 26, 1929, in Allen, to the late Willie Fred Laferty and Goldie Boyd Laferty, he was a self-employed dairy product distributor and a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by sons, Kyle Russell Laferty, of Auxier, and Charles Porter (Chuck) and Ashley Laferty, of Martin; a daughter, Charita Gail (Robert) Piroumian, of Atlanta; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Felix Elmer, Clarence Douglas, Donald Lee, James Edward, Harry Eugene, Freddie Ray and Gary Franklin Laferty.
Funeral services for Charles Russell Laferty will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 14, at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Barry Clark and Randy Woods officiating. Burial will follow in Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel.