Gordon Kelley Doughty

Published 8:46 am Friday, August 10, 2018

Gordon Kelley Doughty


Gordon Kelley Doughty, 83, of Crab Orchard, passed away Tuesday, August 7, at the Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

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Kelley was born in Crab Orchard, on September 13, 1934. He was a son of the late Charles Harrison Doughty and Dora (Munsie) Doughty. He was a retired maintenance employee of the Ford Motor Company. Kelley was a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church, the United Auto Worker Union and Masonic Lodge # 576. He enjoyed clogging and square dancing.

Survivors include his son, Gordon K. Doughty, Jr. , son, Alvin W. Doughty and wife Janice, daughter, Karen Lee Smith, son, Roger K. Doughty and wife Carol, stepson, Michael Taylor and wife Jackie, stepdaughter, Melody Taylor Hollingsworth, stepdaughter, Michele Taylor Hughes and husband Mike, sister, Treva Brickey, sister, Connie and husband, Rodney Sims; 15 grandchildren; and 21 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Kelley was preceded by three brothers, Augustus, John William and Russell Doughty; and two grandchildren, Evan Doughty and Calvin Smith.

Pallbearers: Gordon K. Doughty, Jr., Alvin W. Doughty, Roger K. Doughty, Mike Taylor, Chris Tubesing and Rodney Sims.

Funeral services at 2:00 p.m., McKnight Funeral Home on Sunday, August 12, 2018 with Bro. Dan Gutenson officiating. Place of burial will be in the Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Visitation after 11 a.m., until funeral time at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 12 at McKnight Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at 4550 Montgomery Ave. Suite 1100 N Bethesda, MD 20814.