Thomas Edward Doty, 68. of Green Springs, OH passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the Bellevue Hospital. He was born on January 21, 1949 in Fremont, OH to George and Margaret (Cunningham) Doty. He was a 1967 graduate of St. Joseph High School and attended Columbus University.
Thomas served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from January 22, 1969 to January 17, 1972 and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal; Expert (Rifle M-16) Badge and Sharpshooter (Rifle M-14) Badge.
Thomas married Sue Shoemaker and she preceded him death. He worked various jobs and enjoyed playing pool. He was artistic.
Thomas is survived by his siblings, David (Patrice) Doty, Elmore, OH, Michael Doty, Fremont, OH and Patrick (Sue) Doty, Green Springs, OH; adopted son, Brian Monahan; nieces, Brittney, Natasha and Jamhisa; and his beloved dog, Zeke.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sue Doty and step-son, Brian Lehman.
A private burial will take place at McPherson Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials can be made to the family.
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Mike & family, so sorry for your loss of a special person. Sorry he went through so much but was a strong trooper. God Bless you for all you did for him.
Mike & family
So sorry for your loss. The times I spent with him were few, but enjoyed his company. He went through a lot, may he rest in peace.
Al and Brenda Fritz and family
We want to give our condolences to the family. Mike, we are so sorry about the loss of your brother. He was such a good artist. I remember when he painted our first boat. We had some good times with him and Sue.
Carol Keegan Morelock
He was a classmate. Did not really know him, but he was never unkind and spoke when we met. I am so saddened by his early death.
Tom really was one of a kind, I’m glad to have known him. Sorry for your loss Commander.