James Ronald (Ron) Daugherty, 84 of Orleans

James Ronald (Ron) Daugherty, 84 of Orleans


James Ronald (Ron) Daugherty, 84 of Orleans, passed away at 3:01 PM on Monday, July 12, 2021.

He was born February 10, 1937, in Clover Splint, KY, the son of James N. and Treva (Smith) Daugherty.

He married Betty Daugherty and she survives.

He was a farmer and truck driver for many years.  He enjoyed farming, pulling horses, coon hunting, outdoors and spending time with grandchildren.  He graduated from Orleans High School, Class of 1956.  He was a member of the Teamsters Local 135.

He is survived by his wife of Orleans; six children, Scott (Lora) Daugherty of Orleans, Billy (Becky) Wilkerson of Salem, Brenda (Jeff) Durham of Salem, Angie (Carl) Niece of Brunswick, Georgia, Bobby (Carol) Wilkerson of Salem and Belinda (Elvis) Collins of Tunnelton; eleven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Kenneth Daugherty (Janice) of Orleans; one sister-in-law, Shirley Daugherty of Orleans and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Silas Daugherty; one grandson, Marcus Frentz, and one great-grandson in infancy.

The funeral will be on Friday, July 16, 2021, at 11:00 AM at the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans with Thomas Bostic officiating. 

Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Orleans.

Friends are invited to visitation at the funeral home on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Orange County 4-H.