He was an Army Veteran and a former employee of Gates Rubber Company in Elizabethtown.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Columbus H. and Louise McDougal Doty, and a sister, Gail Doty Lyas.
He is survived by three sons, Keith (Kathy) Doty and Kenneth Doty both of Elizabethtown, and Kirby Doty of Louisville, a sister, Joan (John Lee) Shipp of Hodgenville, a special friend, Colleen Wilhite, and seven grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM (EST) Saturday, December 12, 2015, at the Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville. Burial will follow in the Hubbard Cemetery.
Visitation will be 3-8 PM (EST) Friday, and after 9 AM (EST) Saturday at the funeral home until time for services.