Gerald B. Daughtry

Gerald B. Daughtry

November 24, 2020, 85, Goldsboro

Gerald B. Daughtry, age 85, of Goldsboro, passed away on Tuesday at Wayne UNC Healthcare. He was the son of the late Shirl Daughtry and Margaret B. and George W. Sugg. For over 70 years Mr. Daughtry was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. In 1954, he graduated from Goldsboro High School and attended N.C. State University. Mr. Daughtry was a member of Wayne Masonic Lodge #112, a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, a York Rite Mason and Past President of the Wayne County Shrine Club. He was also a member of the Goldsboro Elks Lodge #139, where he served as past exalted ruler and a member of the Golden “K” Kiwanis Club. Mr. Daughtry was a retired claims representative for American Guaranty Insurance Company and also retired from First Citizens Bank.

A graveside service to celebrate his life will held on Friday, November 27, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Willowdale Cemetery with Masonic Rites. The family will visit with friends at the cemetery following the committal service.

Gerald is survived by his wife, Betty Mixon Daughtry; his daughters, Kay Daughtry of Goldsboro, Peggy Daughtry of Wrightsville Beach, and Carol Daughtry Bynum and husband, Arch Bynum, Jr. of Goldsboro; and his grandchildren, Elizabeth Bynum, Darden Bynum, III, and Helen-Anne Bynum.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Daughtry family and online condolences may be sent to