The Obituary for Mr. Albert Lee “Hunk” Daughtery of Shinbone, Alabama


Funeral services for Mr. Albert Lee “Hunk” Daugherty, age 82 of Lineville, will be held on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Union “D” Baptist Church with Rev. John Roberts, Rev. Jerry Patterson, and Rev. Morris Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

Mr. Daugherty passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at his residence. A native of Clay County, he worked for Ace Products for over 35 and a half years as a forklift operator. He attended Union “D” Baptist Church and was a member of the National Guard for nine years. After retiring, he would drive to Clanton to peddle for peaches, looked for sweet potatoes in Collinsville, and worked on washers and dryers in his spare time. Mr. Daugherty would say if he couldn’t fix it, you might as well throw it away. He specifically did not like to listen to Elvis Presley in his spare time.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Irma Daugherty, of Shinbone; one son: Joey Daugherty (Theresa) of Shinbone; 6 Grandchildren: Misty Fortner, Joseph Aaron Daugherty, Rhegan Daugherty, Edgar Houston Daugherty, Cidney Daugherty, and Claire Sloan; 6 Great-Grandchildren: Matthias Fortner, Hallie Fortner, Israel “Izzy” Fortner, Kierra Daugherty, Aaron Daugherty, Aiden Daugherty; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family

He is preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert LaFayette Daugherty and Essie Brooks Daugherty; four sisters: Cora Brooks, Lois Brooks, Irene Key, Anna Lee Luker; and five brothers: Gilbert “Bud” Daugherty, Cecil Daugherty, Henry Rob Daugherty, Edward “Ed” Daugherty, and John “Snook” Daugherty.

Active Pallbearers will be Scott Nowland, Kenneth “KJ” Bell, Donald Williams, Joseph Daugherty, Edgar Houston Daugherty, Matthias Fortner, Joel Fortner, and Ronnie Whited.

Honorary Pallbearers will be: James Ray Hurst and Cooney Price.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 5:30 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville. He will remain at the funeral home until 1:15 P.M. on Sunday, October 13, 2019.

Benefield Funeral Home of Lineville is in charge of the arrangements.