CHESAPEAKE, Va. Austin Wayne Daugherty, age 24, went to be with the Lord, on August 31, 2019, from injuries received from an automotive accident. He was born on June 4, 1995 and attended Lebanon Community Fellowship Church. He has been serving in the U.S. Navy for over five years. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Watson Daugherty. Survivors include his parents, Patrick Wayne Daugherty and wife, Debbie and Jennifer L. Bryant and husband, Tim; son, Keaton Wayne Daugherty; sisters, McKinley Daugherty and Amber Gonderman; brothers, Braydon Daugherty, Zane Bryant, Cade Bryant, and Michael Gonderman; paternal grandmother, Lois Daugherty; and maternal grandparents, Billy and Jane Boatner. Funeral services for E-5 Austin W. Daugherty will be conducted 4 p.m. Saturday, September 14, 2019, in the Lebanon Community Fellowship Church with the Rev. Cuba Porter and Robert Daugherty officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 p.m. prior to service. Serving as pallbearers will be the military. Honorary pallbearers will be VAW-126 Seahawks. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made for an education fund for his son, Keaton Wayne Daugherty, c/o Jennifer Bryant, 71 Orchard Drive, Lebanon, VA 24266. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family online at www.combsfuneralservice.com. Combs Funeral Service, 291 Highway 71 Fincastle Road, Lebanon, VA 24266, (276) 889-4444 is serving the Daugherty family.
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