Roger William Doty

Doty, Roger William
Dec. 12, 1950 - Feb. 11, 2013
Roger William Doty, age 62, of Sarasota, FL died peacefully in his sleep on February 11, 2013. He was born in Edmore, Michigan on December 12, 1950. When Roger was 5 his family relocated to Florida. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam era. Roger worked in the construction trade utilizing skills his father taught him. He had a raspy voice and loved to read the newspaper. He loved his dog, Al. Roger could most often be found wearing Hawaiian shirts and flip flops. He was an avid reader. He had a host of friends and would willing offer his assistance to anyone who needed it. Roger could be identified by his unique laugh. He is survived by his sister, Marjy Lasita, brother, Ralph Doty, and nieces Lauren White, Lindsay Noble, Crystal Mendoza, and Tiffany Tamasfi. He will be cremated and his ashes scattered per his wishes. A Remembrance of Roger was held at his residence for family and friends on February 16, 2013. He will also be remembered on March 2 at the American Legion, Post 266, from 2-5 PM.



Published in Herald Tribune from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25, 2013