DOUGHTY, David Winston
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David Winston Doughty of Smyrna, Georgia, died Saturday, August 3rd, 2013, at the age of 93. Family services were held at Castellaw Funeral Home. On August 12th, the ashes of David and Louise, his wife, both WWII veterans, were buried next to each other at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia with full military honors. Born in 1919 in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, Mr. Doughty moved to Atlanta to attend Georgia Tech. He graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering. He served in the Army during World War II in the South Pacific. After returning from overseas, he married Susan Louise Grimmett. They lived in Atlanta and then moved to Cobb County when he began working for Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. Mr. Doughty worked for Lockheed from 1954 until his retirement in 1985. Mr. Doughty was an avid tennis player and at one time held the West Virginia Junior State Men’s Singles Title. He was also an accomplished amateur winemaker, angler and grower of tomatoes. Most of all, he was a devoted husband and father. Mr. Doughty was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, his mother, Irene May Doughty, his father, William Russell Doughty, and his brother, William “Billy” Doughty. Surviving Mr. Doughty are his daughter, Deen Patricia Doughty and two sons, David “Chuck” Wallace (Pam) and Stephen Winston (Landra); four grandchildren, David, Chandler, Sherry and Adam; and two great-granddaughters, Olivia and Charlotte.

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