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Richard Irwin Doughty, 62, of Locust Grove, Ga., passed away Monday July 16, 2018. Mr. Doughty was born May 1, 1956 to Richard and Betty (Satterfield) Doughty in Englewood Hospital, Cresskill, Nj. Richard started working for Superior Rigging & Erecting Company straight out of high school, where he was employed for 40 years. He was a man who was dedicated to his career and a very hard worker. Richard was a HUGE Georgia Bulldog fan and was given the nickname Big Dawg. He was also a big-time fan of the National Hot Rod Association and was loved by everyone who knew him.
Mr. Doughty was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his son: Nicholas Doughty of Fayetteville, and his daughter: Michelle Doughty, also of Fayetteville, one brother: Robert Doughty, and his former wife: Terri Young Doughty.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 315 Vaughn Rd. Griffin, Ga., 30223.