November 26, 1942 – December 11, 2013
Benjiman “Bud” Dougherty, 71, of Urbandale, passed away December 11, 2013 surrounded by his family. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m., Sunday, at Brooks Funeral Care, 7975 University Blvd. in Clive. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, at New Life Church, 6036 NE 12th Ave. in Pleasant Hill with burial in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Orilla.
Benjiman “Bud” Dougherty was born on November 26, 1942 to Frank and Mabel Dougherty. He was born in St. Louis, MO and lived most of his life in Cumming, IA. Bud was a graduate of Norwalk High School. He worked for Rotella’s Italian Bakery for 25 years. Bud loved his gardening and playing golf with friends and family.
Bud will be missed by his wife of 52 years, Sharon; his children: Ben (Julie) of Kansas City, MO, Tim (Cindy) of Altoona, IA, Christy (Ed) Devlin of Norwalk, IA, Mike of Louisville, KY, Tony of Kansas City, MO, and Tracy (Jeff) Rice of Council Bluffs, IA; 16 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; six step grandchildren and nine step great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters: Twyla McNair, Frankie Webb and Santha Sukut.Information provided by: Brooks Funeral Care 7975 University Blvd. Clive, IA 50325 www.meaningfulfunerals.net