Cecil Daughtry

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LAURINBURG — Cecil Owens Daughtry, 78, of Laurinburg went home to be the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

Cecil was born in Johnston County on April 5, 1938, son of the late Winnie Clifton Daughtry and Margaret Cannon Daughtry. He retired after many years of dedicated service from Scottish Food Systems. He loved the Lord and truly had a servant heart devoting many hours sharing the Gospel of Christ.

He was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church for 53 years where he enjoyed serving as a Deacon, singing in the choir and teaching Sunday School. He served in the Gideon ministry for 35 years and the Laurinburg Kiwanis Club for 55 years participating with the Terrific Kids Program. Cecil was a devoted husband, a loving father, grandfather, brother and friend that will forever be missed.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Martha Best Daughtry of the home; a son, Paul Owens Daughtry (Joy) of Durham; daughters, Susan Marie Daughtry Crass (Scott) of Winterville; and Katherine R. Daughtry of Laurinburg; two brothers, Ronnie Daughtry (Frances) of Tarboro, Tommy Daughtry (Kaye) of Fayetteville; and his grandchildren, Jacob Crass, Jordan Crass and Jamie Crass.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at the First Baptist Church officiated by Dr. Wayne Wike. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church.

Burial will follow at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9 at Wayne Memorial Park in Goldsboro.

The family requests the memorial donations be given in Cecil's memory to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 883, Laurinburg, NC 28353; Gideon International, P.O. Box 171, Laurinburg, NC 28353; Laurinburg Kiwanis Club, P.O. Box 127, Laurinburg, NC 28353 or to Scotland Regional Hospice, P.O. Box 1033, Laurinburg, NC 28353.

Services entrusted to Richard Boles Funeral Service.

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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2017