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Albert ‘Doc’ Daugherty

Albert “Doc” Daugherty, 94, of Weirton, WV, passed away at home on Saturday April 25, 2020.

He was born June 30, 1925, in Weirton, WV, the son of the late Albert M. “Doc” and Eula Freshwater Daugherty.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Harold R. Daugherty.

Doc was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church; a United States Army veteran, WWII, having served in France, Belgium, and Germany, 1st Division, 26th Regiment, C Company. He was an avid Steelers and Pirates fan. Doc enjoyed vacationing in Kentucky and also many of his retirement years in Florida. He retired from Weirton Steel Corp. after 40 years; retiring from the strip steel electrical dept. crane repair.

Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Ruth Fricker Daugherty; sons, Bruce Daugherty of Weirton, WV, Jeff Daugherty (Charlotte) of Canfield, OH; grandsons, Jake Daugherty (Tori) and their daughter Evie, Jared Daugherty.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 28, 2020, from 11 a.m. until time of the funeral and committal services at 1 p.m. at Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV. Pastor Michael Heckathorn will preside. Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church, 3432 West Street, Weirton, WV 26062. www.steelandwolfe.com.