William David Doughty, III age 80 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 in Mena.
Mr. Doughty was born on December 15, 1937 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas to the late William David Doughty, Jr. and the late Vada McCord Doughty. He was married to the late Linda Doughty. Mr. Doughty proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. After retiring from the military, he continued to work at Mena Regional Hospital as a purchasing manager. He was an active member of the NRA and Elks. Mr. Doughty was also active and supported, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Sheriff’s Ranches, and St. Jude’s. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with family and friends. Mr. Doughty was a loving and thoughtful father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to all who knew him.
He is survived by sons David Doughty and wife Pam of Beaufort, South Carolina Dalton Doughty and wife Lisa of Mena, Arkansas. Grandchildren Morgan Doughty, Ryan and Adrienne Doughty,, Robby and Amber Tillman, Nicole and Josh Fryar, Alyssa and Jeff Carter, William and Laura Doughty. Six great-grandchildren/ Brothers, Kirk Holland of Conroe, Texas; Tommy Jones of Montgomery, Texas. Sisters, Elouise Paquin of Spring, Texas; Linda K. Dickey of Austin, Texas; Shirley Terrel of San Antonio, Texas. Numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Vada Doughty, his wife Linda Doughty and a son Doug Doughty.
Graveside service will be Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Pine Ridge Cemetery with Brother Lance Sawyer officiating under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Visitation will be Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 at Beasley Wood.
Pallbearers will be Eric Goss, Tom Matejek, Curt Boyd, Jason Hogan, Brandon Gates, Roy Morgan, Rick Foster, and Andy Brown.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Christ Community Fellowship Youth Fund. P.O. Box 405, Mena, Arkansas 71953.