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Obituary Michael Larry Daugherty
Michael Larry Daugherty, 57, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at South Peninsula Hospital.

A memorial service is 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Homer Elks Lodge with Rev. Floyd Seekins officiating. A private burial will be held in Hickerson Cemetery.

Mr. Daugherty was born June 27, 1945, in Orville, Calif. He attended high school in Arcata, Calif., and graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va.

He worked in real estate in California, moved to Homer in 1972 and retired from his position as chief of public safety after 23 years of service. He was also a fishing guide, owning Chief's Charters.

Mr. Daugherty coached Homer Little League baseball for many years and enjoyed fishing.

His son, Kevin Daugherty, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Robin Daugherty of Homer; his daughter, Gina Daugherty, and her husband, Scot Walters of Anchorage; a granddaughter, Dakayla Walters; mother-in-law, Geraldine Steenblock of Homer; sister-in-law, Brenda Steenblock of Homer; two brothers-in-law, Robert Steenblock of Petersburg, Terry Steenblock of Othello, Wash.; four brothers, Paul, Joe, Ray, and Dwayne Daugherty; and three sisters, Christine, Rita, and Oneida.

Memorials may be made to the family at P.O. Box 1298, Homer, AK 99603. Proceeds will be used to support Homer Little League and a memorial scholarship for continuing education for Homer students.

Homer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.