Charlie Fred Doughty Jr.,92, of Selbyville, passed away gently at the Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Millsboro, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
Born in Painter, Va., May 27, 1921, he was the son of the late Charlie Fred Sr. and Hattie Chisholm Doughty. He was married for 50 years to the late Susie Ann Snead Doughty, who preceded him in 1996. He worked as a laborer in the poultry industry, and was a member of Victory and Praise Church, and recently had been attending the Dagsboro Church of God. He played guitar, loved playing recordings, dancing and praising God. He is survived by two children: Susie Cook, of Nanuet, N.Y. and Leola Doughty, of Millsboro' and a sister: Nellie Mae.
He has two grandchildren: Ted Cook and Shana Valez; and two great-grandchildren: Carlina Valez and Jonathan Valez. He is also survived by many extended family members, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. In addition to this parents and wife, he was preceded by a son, Charles Henry Doughty; and by his two brothers: Robert and Joe, and a sister: Elizabeth, and a half-sister: Ruth.
A funeral service and celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 2, at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior for viewing and visitation. Interment is private. Pastor Kim Tephabok will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions to the Dagsboro Church of God, DuPont Highway, Dagsboro, DE 19939.