Robert Doty ’40

Dr. Robert D. Doty, 90, of Kingsport, died Tuesday morning, July 13, 2010, at Baysmont Asbury Place.

A native of Rogersville, he had been a resident of Kingsport since 1952. He was a member of Waverly Road Presbyterian Church for 49 years. Dr. Doty practiced as a general surgeon in Kingsport and Rogersville for many years.

Surviving are his four sons, Robert D. Doty, Jr., and wife Gemmie, Clarksville, TN, Anderson D. Doty, Rogersville, David B. Doty, Durham, NC, and Don W. Doty, Rogersville; daughter, Carol Woody, Rogersville; one adopted daughter, Lorraine Nichols, Petersburg, TN; thirteen grandchildren, Rachel, Rebecca, Sarah, Angela, Brandon, Justin, Jessica and husband, Ralph, Josh, John, James and wife, Amber, Marie, Jesse and wife, Cristin, and Daniel; four great-grandchildren, Megan, Dylan, Jareth, and Gabriel.

A memorial service will be conducted on Thursday, July 15, at 1:00 p.m., at Waverly Road Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Dan Clark officiating.

The family will receive friends after the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Waverly Road Presbyterian Church, 1415 Waverly Road, Kingsport, TN 37664, and Doty Chapel Church, Doty Chapel Road, Afton, TN 37616.

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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport, is serving the family of Dr. Robert Doty