Ed Daugherty, 86, of Covington, passed away peacefully on February 19,, 2019. He was a member of the American Legion Post 4 and served in the US Army during the Korean War, earning a Purple Heart. He retired from the IRS as a Tax Examiner and was an avid fan of UK basketball, the Cincinnati Reds and anything horse racing. He is survived by his loving wife and caretaker Dena Daugherty; daughters Cherlene (Jeff) Milburn, Heather (Greg) Laws; grandchildren Michael (Kellie) Daugherty, Jeffrey ( Mandy) Milburn, Meagan (Kyle) Milburn, Hailey Paredes, Jacob Laws ; 10 great grandchildren; his dear, loyal cousin John (Ann) and several nieces and nephews. A special thanks to all the wonderful caregivers at Highland Springs of Ft Thomas, and most recently to St Elizabeth Hospice.
A visitation will be held at Floral Hills Funeral Home on Friday, February 22, 2019 from 5 pm until time of service at 7pm. Burial will take place in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 10 am. To leave online condolences please visit www.floralhillsmemorialgardens.com