Marty Joseph Daugherty

Wed, 01/09/2008 - 10:19am
By: The Citizen

Marty Joseph Daugherty, 47, Peachtree City, died Dec. 31, 2007. He was a native of Springfield, Ill, and was graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in Avionics and Business in 1983. He was employed with Delta Airlines as foreman for 17 years. Although an avid golfer, coaching was his passion. He coached for over 11 years, including Peachtree City Little League, Youth Basketball and Soccer. He was known for saying "my classroom is between the lines." He had organized numerous charitable athletic tournaments in Houston, Texas and Peachtree City, including the Delta Open Golf tournaments. Services were at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Michael Kingery, principal celebrant. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City.

Survivors include parents, Harry and Janet Daugherty, Springfield, Ill.; his wife of 17 years, Janet Phillip Daugherty, Peachtree City; sons, Michael Patrick Daugherty, 15, and Bryan Scott Daugherty, 11, both of Peachtree City; a daughter, Theresa Ann Daugherty, 11, Peachtree City; brothers, Ron and Linda Daugherty, Springfield, Ill., Cary and Sheryl Daugherty, Rochester, Ill., and Kevin and Nancy Daugherty, Chatham, Ill; four nephews; and three nieces. Memorial donations may be made for the children's education, and may be sent to the Marty Daugherty Fund, Delta Airlines Credit Union, 315 N. Hwy. 74, Peachtree City, GA 30269. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

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