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Dr. Joseph Franklin Daugherty, II

February 29, 1928 December 23, 2020
Dr. Joseph Franklin Daugherty, II
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Obituary for Dr. Joseph Franklin Daugherty, II

Joseph Franklin Daugherty, II, MD, 92 years of age, passed away peacefully at his residence, on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Dr. Daugherty practiced obstetrics and gynecology in Florence over a fifty-year career, delivering thousands of babies. He served his country as a Colonel in the United States Army Reserves for forty years and was deployed during Operation Desert Storm. Dr. Daugherty also loved flying and held a pilot’s license with instrument rating. He is preceded in death by his wife, Marie C. Bishop Daugherty, and his brother, Dr. Harry K. Daugherty. His memory will be forever cherished by his children, Joseph F. Daugherty, III (Carol Bethel), Mary K. Daugherty (Dave Obradovich), James M. Daugherty, Sara D. Ferguson (Stuart), Susan P. Daugherty, and John R. Daugherty (Sara), his step-son, James A. Wolfe (Jane) as well as eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A private family service and burial will take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Planned Parenthood. Online condolences may be left for the family at

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