Rodger David Daugherty of Anaheim, Calif., formerly from Rehoboth Beach, departed life at his home Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. He was born in Salisbury, Md., Aug. 13, 1975. He was the son of Jackie Webster Mitchell of Rehoboth Beach and Rodger Crockett Daugherty of Titusville, Fla.
He is survived by his wife, Monica Maguire Daugherty and daughter, Marley Rain Daugherty. In addition to his parents, wife and daughter, he is survived by his stepfather, Wayne L. Mitchell of Rehoboth Beach; his stepmother, Jeanne Daugherty of Titusville; maternal aunt and uncle, Chris Evans (John) of Dunedin, Fla.; paternal aunts, Sue Hager of Salisbury, Md., and Joyce Linthicum (Al) of Phoenix, Md.; paternal uncle, Wayne Daugherty (Betty) of Salisbury; cousin, Kelly Hager of Baltimore, Md.; stepbrother, William J. Mitchell (Meghan) of Lewes; stepsisters, Terri Lingo (Joe) of Lewes, and Margo L. Mitchell of Rehoboth Beach; and four nieces.
Rodger was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: David and Peggy Simpkins Webster; uncle, David Cooke Webster; stepgrandparents, Ernie and Eleanor Horsey; and uncle, Jerry Hager.
Rodger graduated from Wicomico Senior High School, Salisbury, in 1993 and attended Salisbury University. At the time of his death he was working for Disneyland in Anaheim.
A memorial service will be observed at Holloway Funeral Home at 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18, preceded by a visitation at 3 p.m. The service will be officiated by the Rev. Glenn P. Catley Jr., senior pastor at Asbury United Methodist Church in Salisbury.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Kent County SPCA, 32978 DuPont Blvd., Dagsboro, DE 19939.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804.