Mr. Doughty was a graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and retired from the Olin Corporation. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Bob was a very devoted family man. He loved spending many days at his grandchildren’s ball games, dance recitals, band concerts and scouting activities. He was just a fun-loving grandpa.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Nellie, nee Craig, Doughty; and a son, Mark Doughty.
Surviving are his wife of 72 years, Bettye M. Doughty, nee Raber, whom he married on May 28, 1945;
three sons, Neal (Darya) Doughty,
and Randy (Cindy) Doughty;
five grandchildren, Rachel (Mike), Christopher,
Katie, Dylan (Loren),
and Tyler (Kelsie),
and one great-grandson, Graham.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 15, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating.
Burial will be at Mount Evergreen Cemetery, Millstadt, IL.
Neal, Randy and Mike, My deepest sympathies to you and the family. Your dad was a great man and I know you will miss him dearly. He and your mom put up with us crazies in high school and even let us in your house!
Butch Werle, Belleville, Il, 62223
Neal, Darya and family, our sincere condolences for the passing of your father…behind every tear of grief, hides a smile of remembrance….I wish you all the strength you need in these difficult times…Anja & Johan.
Johan Van Aerde & Anja Verspecht, Dendermonde, Belgium, 9200
Rachel, Mike and the entire Doughty Family, my deepest condolences for your loss.
John McPadden, Brooklyn, NY,