James Edward Daugherty, 78, of Poteau, OK passed away Monday, November 28, 2016 in Poteau. James was born February 24, 1938 in Milton, OK to James "Buck" C. & Nova Jewel (Sutton) Daugherty. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Doreen Marie Daugherty & sister, Thelma McAmis.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Sandra Graboski Daugherty; sons & daughters in law, Timothy & Lora Daugherty, Jason C. Daugherty of Poteau, James & Robbie Daugherty of Panama, Ed Daugherty of Shady Point; grandchildren, Loralee & Bryce Hamman, Kathy Akins, Justin Akins, David & Tabbatha Eggleston, Desiray & Beau Moore of Poteau, David & Leslie Daugherty of Tulsa, Sheryl & Eric VanDever of Corn, OK, Nichole & Joe Bunch of Poteau, Cheyenne Daugherty of Lake Port, CA, Jacob Daugherty of Elk Grove, CA, Taylor Sanders & Anthony J. McCormick of Poteau, OK; great grandchildren, Laura Dawn Hamman, Curtis Hamman, Kelsey Akins, Jaxon Akins, Peyton Eggleston, Parker Eggleston, Kinley Akins, Ainslee Moore, Huck Eggleston, Laityn Bunch, Josephine Daugherty, Parker & Anna VanDever, Lilly Adams, Kaileia Boudinot; 1 great great grandchild, Camdyn Akins; sister Carol Johnson of Poteau, sister in law, Joni (Bobby) Rea of NC; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 2 pm, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 at Evans Chapel, Poteau, OK. Burial will follow in Shady Point Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James David Daugherty, David Lee Eggleston, Eric VanDever, Brice Hamman, Beau Moore. The family extends a special thank you to home health nurses, Robin & Carla & Mercy Hospice, Leanne & Bonnie.
The family will be at the funeral home from 6-8 pm on Wednesday evening to visit with relatives & friends.