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Harold Loyd Doty 1924 - 2009

Harold Loyd Doty

Harold Loyd Doty

Harold Loyd Doty, 84, of Cottonwood, died Sept. 12 in Cottonwood.

He was born Nov. 16, 1924, in Los Angeles, Calif., the son of Lloyd Oscar Doty and Bessie Maude Zeck Doty.

He served his country in the Navy during World War II.

Mr. Doty worked as a heavy equipment operator, as a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, as a truck driver and as in sales at Auto Zone in Cottonwood.

He was a proud father of seven children and a member of the Verde Baptist Church.

He was a lapidary, enjoyed small appliance repair and ham radio.

He was preceded in death by his brother Lionel Doty.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, June Louise Doty; sons, Dennis Wayne of Tennessee, Thomas Wade of Ohio, Daniel Paul of Kentucky and Andrew Joseph of Ohio; daughters, Danella Jean of Kentucky, Rebecca Lynn of Ohio and Beth Coleen of Kentucky and 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held in the Westcott Funeral Home on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 10 a.m.

Military honors were accorded by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7400. His urn will be placed in Prescott National Cemetery.

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