Owen Kenneth Doughrity

Born in Pottsville, KY on December 26, 1926

Departed on May 31, 2019

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Mr. Owen Kenneth Doughrity age 92, of Paducah, KY, passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019.

Mr. Doughrity was born in Pottsville, KY, on December 26, 1926, the son of the late Albert Doughrity and Mary Vernon Ivie Doughrity Kiefer. He served in the United States Navy as Seaman First Class aboard the ammunition ship, USS Mazama AE9 during World War II. Mr. Doughrity worked many years for Union Carbide in Calvert City, KY and later retired from General Tire in Mayfield, KY. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, watching the birds, western movies, and any activity outdoors. Mr. Doughrity had a special love for his dog, Riley. He will be remembered most for loving his family and teaching them to be self-sufficient. In addition to his parents, Mr. Doughrity was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 years, Dorothy Evelyn Teasley Doughrity and two brothers, James Wayne Doughrity and Herman Cecil Doughrity.

Survivors include his three daughters, Donna Ward (Ronny), Karen Thomas (Scot), and Katrina Hajzus (Paul); and five grandchildren, Ashley Thomas, Erika Thomas, Lucas Ward, Sarah Hajzus, and Seth Hajzus.

The family will have a service at a later date.

Visit the online obituary www.hendersonvillefh.com to post tributes and share memories.

One Comment to Owen Kenneth Doughrity

  1. Tammy Thompson
    June 22, 2019 12:31 pm

    My mother, joetta mcintosh, was a second cousin to Kenneth. She wishes to extend her condolences to the family. She remembers growing up with him as a child in hardmoney. She would like to get in touch with the family to send a card.

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