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Jerry Daughtery

October 25, 1930 July 18, 2020
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F.J. (Jerry) Daughtrey, Jr. of Emporia and Greensville County, Va. died on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the age of 89.
He was the son of F.J. and Gertrude B. Daughtrey who preceded him in death as well as his wife Judy
W. Daughtrey. He is survived by his son Douglas Daughtrey and his wife Brenda, a step-daughter Sandy
Webb and her husband David, two grandchildren, Lauren Ashley Collins and Dylan Allen, all of the
Emporia area. Jerry was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Emporia, where he served as
Elder for a number of years. He was quite active in public service, civic organizations and local
Government where he served as president of City Council during his two terms. He served on a number
of boards including the Industrial Development Corporation, as its president, the board of Citizens
National Bank, the Emporia Country Club and the Virginia Automatic Merchandising. He was a member
of the Boy Scout Order of the Arrow and chairman of Explorer Post #222, a former Jaycee and Rotarian,
and a member of the R & R Hunt Club. Jerry was among the founders of the Greensville Volunteer
Rescue Squad and served as the first President. He was President and developer of the Emporia
Shopping Center. Jerry enjoyed boat racing, golf, fishing and hunting. He was passionate about his
years in politics, the Rescue Squad as well as his love for his church.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date due to the Covid 19 pandemic.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Greensville Volunteer Rescue Squad of
Emporia or First Presbyterian Church of Emporia.
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