Dr. Robert D. Doty, 90, of Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN, died Tuesday morning, July 13, 2010, at Baysmont Asbury Place.
Born on December 15, 1919, a native of Rogersville, Hawkins Co TN, he had been a resident of Kingsport since 1952.
He was a member of Waverly Road Presbyterian Church for 49 years.
Dr. Doty practiced as a general surgeon in Kingsport and Rogersville for a number of years.
Survivors include his four sons, Robert D. Doty Jr., and his wife Gemmie, of Clarksville, TN, Anderson D. Doty of Rogersville, TN, David B. Doty of Durham, NC, and Don W. Doty of Rogersville; a daughter, Carol Woody of Rogersville, TN; one adopted daughter, Lorraine Nichols of Petersburg; thirteen grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will held at p.m., Thursday afternoon, July 15, 2010, at Waverly Road Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Dan Clark will officiate.
The family will receive friends at the church following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Waverly Road Presbyterian Church, 1415 Waverly Road, Kingsport, TN 37664, or to Doty's Chapel United Methodist Church, 1670 Doty's Chapel Road, Afton, TN 37616.
Condolences may be sent to the Doty family online at