Vernon Martin Daughtry
Vernon Martin Daughtry, 78, of Raleigh, formerly of Halifax, passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019.
Vernon was a native of Halifax County, and was the son of the late Vernon Hughes and Rosa Louise Hubbard Daughtry. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Edwards Daughtry, and his brother, George Daughtry.
He was a longtime member of Rosemary United Methodist Church, and was retired from International Paper. Vernon, along with his wife, loved collecting and attending auctions. He was well known as the flag-man at Chantilly Speedway for many years. He also owned and operated Chantilly Septic Tank Cleaning Service for 37 years.
He is survived by his daughter, Tammy D. Pleasant and her husband, Tim, of Raleigh; his son, Marty Daughtry of Knightdale; his grandchildren, Holly P. Pleasant and her husband, Cameron, of Raleigh, and Rocky Pleasant of Wilmington; his sisters, Emily Hale of Halifax, and Rose True and her husband, Wayne, of Raleigh; his sisters-in-law, Carole Daughtry of Altamante, FL, Marie Harris of Weldon, and Jean Edwards of Halifax.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Rosemary United Methodist Church with Rev. Steve McElroy and Rev. Charles Morrison officiating.
Interment will follow at Crestview Memorial Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Askew Funeral & Cremation Services in Roanoke Rapids.
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