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Bud loved hunting, fishing, bluegrass music, square dancing Bud Daugherty was born in Dewey, Okla. on Aug. 18, 1932, the son of Hugh and Mabel Alsup Daugherty, and departed this life on Jan. 28, 2009 in Willow Springs, Mo., at the age of 76 years 5 months and 10 days.
Bud was raised by his maternal grandparents, Logan and Pennie Alsup, whom he lovingly called Pa and Granny. As a boy he learned the value of a good dog and a good horse and used that knowledge through out his life. He became known through the land as the go to trainer for pointers and won national acclaim in field trials.
He trained dogs in Saskatchewan, Canada for many years. He retired in 1982 and moved back to Missouri.
Bud first married Geraldine Edgar and they had five children. After her passing he married Ella Mae LeRoy in 1994 and they lived in the Gentryville area until his passing. Bud loved hunting, fishing, bluegrass music, and square dancing, traveling to Washington, D.C. with Edna Mae Davis and Bob Holt to perform.
Bud is survived by his wife, Ella Mae, of Gentryville; three sons, John and his wife, Kay, of Russellville, Ark., Patrick and his wife, Lucy, of Spring Hill, Tenn., and Andy and his wife, Sharlene, Grove Springs, Okla., and a daughter, Marie and her husband, James Carter, of Wagner, Okla.; three stepdaughters, Patty and Joe Stephens, of Galena, Debbie Hutchison, of Moberly, and Tracy and David Griffith, of Thornfield; seven grandchildren, Olivia, James, Michael, Melissa, Vanessa, Jennifer, and Andrea; also six step-grandchildren, Jamie, Aaron, Josh, Shelby, Hannah, and Devin, and eight great-grandchildren.
Bud was preceded by his parents, grandparents, a daughter, Debra, and a brother, Patrick.
Funeral services for Bud will be Saturday, Jan. 31, at 2 p.m., in Clinkingbeard Chapel, Ava, with burial in the Hurst Cemetery at Gentryville. Visitation will be Saturday, from 1 p.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at the funeral home.
On line condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.