Emanuel B. Daugherty was born in Philippi, WV on January 12, 1939 and married Judy Null in 1958. They have four children: Bruce, Ramona Haynes, Rachel Cornell and Rebecca Poe all living in Ohio. Emanuel graduated from Memphis School of Preaching in 1968 and Alabama Christian School of Religion in 1982.
He has preached at Alkire Road in Grove City, OH, Dewey Avenue in St Marys, WV and served as Director of West Virginia School of Preaching for several years. Presently Daugherty is preaching for the Salem church in Glen Easton, WV and continues at West Virginia School of Preaching, teaching several classes which includes but is not limited to Minor Prophets, Isaiah, Daniel/Premillennialism, 1 and 2 Corinthians, and James.
Emanuel conducts several Gospel meetings in the Ohio Valley and appears on various lectureship programs regularly. He has recently written a commentary on the Book of Daniel that serves as one of the primary textbooks for the class on Daniel/Premillenialsm offered at the West Virginia School of Preaching.