Fred Harold Doty, 96 years, of Fort Madison, Iowa died at 5:15 pm Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at his home. He was born October 23, 1920 in Iowa, a son of Warren and Sophie (Winkler) Doty.
He first married Patricia Kathryn Decker. She preceded him in death. They had one son, Michael (Vickie) Doty, of Fort Madison, two grandchildren, Shone and Chanda, and great grandchildren. He married Neva Ann Westerhold on February 17, 1973 at Fort Madison, Iowa. She survives. They had two children, Nichole Doty (Eric Rhodes), of Hamilton, Illinois and Robert Doty, of Fort Madison, and granddaughter, Mercedee Doty. He was also preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and four brothers.
He is a U.S. Army WWII veteran. He worked for DuPont, retiring after 29 years of service. He loved being outside, and enjoyed fishing, playing horse shoes, and camping.
Per his wishes, his body has been cremated. No services are planned at this time. A memorial has been established, contributions may be made at the Barr Memorial Chapel, Fort Madison. Online condolences to the Doty Family may be made from the Barr Memorial Chapel, www.barrmemorialchapel.com.