Cleve Daugherty

Cleve Daugherty, 75, a resident of Coalfield, died Saturday, Sept. 15, at his home.

Mr. Daugherty was born Jan. 6, 1937, in New River. He had lived in Coalfield since 1953.

Cleve was employed as a coal miner and logger before his retirement. He was a member of the United Church of Compassion in Oliver Springs.

He was preceded in death by a son, Burl Cleve Daugherty; by a grandson, Justin Baker; by his parents, Burl Daugherty and Nancy Jane West Daugherty; by sisters, Ester West, Roxanne Smith, Dellie Tidwell, and Bernice Daugherty; and by brothers, Early Daugherty, Lesley Daugherty, and Wesley Daugherty.

Cleve is survived by his wife of 58 years, Cora Lee Parton Daugherty of Coalfield; by daughters, Nancy Daugherty and companion Steve Armes of Coalfield, and Mary Baker and husband Steve of Oak Ridge; by grandchildren, Valence Ooten and wife Stacie of Cleveland, Jody Ooten of Deer Lodge, Shannon Long and husband Steve of Chatsworth, Ga., Travis Baker of Knoxville, and Shane Baker of Oak Ridge; and by eight great-grandchildren. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, extended family members, and special friends.

The family received friends Monday, Sept. 17, between 5 and 7 p.m. at Sharp Funeral Home. The funeral followed at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with pastor C.J. Franks officiating.

Burial and graveside services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 12 p.m. at the Adcock Cemetery in Coalfield.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Join the club!

If you support Oak Ridge Today, please consider becoming a voluntary subscriber. You don't have to subscribe to read our stories, but your contribution will help us grow and improve our coverage.

We currently offer three subscription levels: $5, $10, or $25 per month. We accept payments through PayPal. You may also visit our subscription page for information on other options.

Thank you for your support.


Subscription options




Advertisement
Advertisement

Commenting Guidelines

We welcome comments, but we ask you to follow a few guidelines:
1) Use your real name, including last name.
2) Be civil. Don't insult others, attack their character, or get personal.
3) Stick to the issues.
4) No profanity.
5) Keep your comments to a reasonable length and to a reasonable number per article.

We reserve the right to remove any comments that violate these guidelines. More information is available here.

More Obituaries

Johnny R. Johnson

Obituary: Johnny R. Johnson

Johnny R. Johnson, age 81, of Oak Ridge, went to be with the Lord Sunday, April 13, at Methodist Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family, friends, and Pastor Brian Scott. He was born Oct. 29, 1932, in Dayton, … [Read More...]

Virginia Christenbery McFadden

Obituary: Virginia Christenbery McFadden

Virginia Christenbery McFadden, born on May 9, 1918 in Knoxville, the daughter of Dr. William Frederick "W.F." and Rosamond Lee Clark Christenbery, passed away at Tennova Residential Hospice in Knoxville on April 13, … [Read More...]

Derrell Malcolm Shores

Obituary: Derrell Malcolm Shores

Derrell Malcolm Shores, age 77, of Clinton, and formerly of Cocoa Beach, Fla., passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was born May 1, 1936, in Nocatee, Fla., the son of … [Read More...]

Patricia S. Johnson Carroll

Obituary: Patricia S. (Johnson) Carroll

Patricia S. (Johnson) Carroll, age 61, passed away on April 6 at Methodist Medical Center after a brave battle with cancer. She was born in Paris, France, in 1953, the daughter of Bill Johnson of Dayton, Tenn., and … [Read More...]

More Obituaries