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William (Bill) Doughty

Posted 2017-09-12 by mhenderson
Today's News-Herald, Lake Havasu City, AZ
>>> Published on Sunday, September 10, 2017 <<<

William (Bill) Doughty, 80, of Lake Havasu City passed away Sept. 3,
2017.

He was born June 7, 1937 in Midland, Michigan to William and Gladys
Doughty.

Along the path of Bill’s young adulthood, he met a woman named
Constance, and they fell head over heels in love. They married in
Sanford, Michigan Aug. 14, 1957 and shared 60 beautiful years
together. Bill worked for Dow Chemical Company as a journeyman
electrician for 34 years before he retired.

Bill was an avid garage sale shopper. He loved to use his metal
detector to find buried treasures, and for gold mining. He also
enjoyed selling merchandise on eBay, traveling, loved to help other,
taught his five grandchildren to drive, loved making homemade
applesauce from apples, enjoyed gardening, but most of all, he loved
his family. He was a member of Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran
Church.

Bill and Constance had been “snowbirds” since 1990, but became
permanent Havasu residents two years ago.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Gladys Doughty.

Bill is survived by his beautiful and loving wife of 60 years,
Constance, of Havasu, son Douglas Doughty of Michigan, daughter
Cathi Howell of Michigan, five grandchildren and five great-
grandchildren.

Donations can be made to Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church or
any Hemophilia Foundation.

Bill’s service is 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Our Savior
Evangelical Church.

Services were in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home. Thoughts and
condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz-
frazefuneralhome.com. Send the family a free card at
www.sendoutcards.com/lietzfraze.





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