David L. ‘Dave’ Daugherty Sr.

FAIRMONT – Memorial services for David L. “Dave” Daugherty Sr., 52, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at the Lakeview Funeral Home Chapel in Fairmont with inurnment in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont.

David passed away on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at his home in Fairmont. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is in charge of arrangements.

David Lee Daugherty was born May 1, 1961, in Mankato, Minn., the son of Donald and Neva (Behling) Daugherty. He attended school in Fairmont, Minn. and graduated in 1979. On Sept. 22, 1984, Dave was united in marriage to Valerie Valentine. The couple made their home in Fairmont and shared 22 years together before Valerie passed away on July 27, 2007. Dave worked for many years at Glen Reed Tire in Fairmont and later at Graham Tire in Fairmont.

Those left to cherish his memory include: his son, David Daugherty Jr. and his wife, Samantha of Fairmont, Minn.; granddaughters, Madison, Lila, and Daisy Daugherty of Fairmont, Minn.; sister, Carol LaFavor and her husband, Bill of Welcome, Minn.; brothers, John Daugherty and his wife, Marilee of Elk River, Minn., and Ron Daugherty of Fairmont, Minn.; nieces and nephews, Laura Justice of Fairmont, Minn., Billy LaFavor of Weston, W. Va., Jay Daugherty of Princeton, Minn., and Joni Daugherty-Grandia of Monticello, Minn.; other relatives and friends.

Along with his parents, Don and Neva Daugherty, Dave was also preceded in death by his sister, Donna Swanson; and the love of his life, Valerie Daugherty. www.lakeviewfuneralhome.net