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George L. “Doc” Daugherty Jr., 78, of New Kensington, passed away peacefully on the morning of Sunday, July 21, 2019. He was born January 17, 1941, in New Kensington to the late George L. Sr. and Ann Wolosencuk Daugherty.
Doc worked as a forklift operator at Papercraft in Blawnox until they closed, and previous to that as a bottle maker for Glenshaw Glass. He enjoyed watching old western movies, specifically those featuring John Wayne or Clint Eastwood. He also found enjoyment in watching airshows, collecting metal hot wheels and match box cars, and travelling, especially aboard cruise ships.
Doc is survived by his children, Paula A. Davis, Denise L. Bailey, and Randall S. (Renee) Daugherty; grandchildren, Brian (Jessie), Brittany, Brianna, and Alyssa; great-grandson, Alexander; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, his wife of 34 years, Marlene C. Daugherty; and sister, Flo Rosa, preceded him in death.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, July 25 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington, where a funeral service will be held on Friday, July 26 at 11 A.M. Rev. Dean Ward will officiate. Private interment will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. Leave an online condolence at www.rossgwalker.com.