January 29, 1916 - January 31, 2013 SHAWNEE AV DaughertyBorn: January 29, 1916 near Haskell, Texas. Died: January 31, 2013, age 97, in Shawnee, Oklahoma at home. Celebration of Life will be held at Immanuel Baptist Church, 1451 E. 45th, Shawnee, OK, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Graveside services will be at Resthaven Cemetery 44909 Hwy 3, Shawnee, OK. Visitation and viewing with the family will be 5:00-8:00 pm on Friday, Feb. 1, at Resthaven Funeral Home 44909 Hwy 3, Shawnee, OK. AV was a school educator and administrator at Bowlegs, Barnsdall and Bixby, OK. During WWII he taught aeronautical principles to glider cadets at Bryan, Texas and Edmond, OK. He left teaching and owned a Preferred Risk Insurance Agency from 1952-1982 in Shawnee, OK. He was very active in Immanuel Baptist Church serving as a Deacon, teacher of Bible classes for over 50 years. He was also active in the Gideons International, and served as their Oklahoma State President from 1986 through 1988. AV is survived by his brother, David Daugherty, seven children and spouses, Carolyn and Fred Jones, Harold and Carolyn Daugherty, Mary and Bill Weeks, Shirley and Alan Alspaugh, Linda and David Wallace, Bruce Daugherty, and Kathy and Walter Mullican, 21 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and one expected great grandchild. Full obituary available at www.resthavenfh.com. In lieu of flowers the family requests AV be honored by contributing to Gideons International.
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Published in The Oklahoman on Feb. 1, 2013