Romie Daughtry

Published 12:00 am Sunday, November 23, 2008

Romie Thomas “Ike” Daughtry Jr., 85, of Roanoke Rapids died November 18, 2008 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.
A native of Northampton County, Daughtry was retired from J.P. Stevens and Company. He was a World War II Navy veteran, receiving the Purple Heart for wounds he sustained in Okinawa in May of 1945.
Daughtry was a master clock repairman and was also a musician.
He was a member of East Tenth Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret W. Daughtry; two sons, Nick Dickens and Jeff Dickens, both of Littleton; four daughters, Betty Ann Mohorn of Halifax, Michelle Dickens of Wilmington, Carolyn Wood of Columbus, GA. and Lisa Bullard of Stanfield; one brother, Luther Daughtry of Roanoke Rapids; two sisters, Clarice D. Vick and Dorothy D. Robbins, both of Roanoke Rapids; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20 at East Tenth Street Church of Christ with Minister Dave Chapman officiating. Burial will follow at Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Roanoke Rapids Veterans Museum, 1620 East Tenth Street, Roanoke Rapids, 27870.