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Austin Yates "A.Y." Doherty, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 25, 1927
Death: Nov. 7, 2008

.Y. Doherty, 81, went to be with Jesus on Friday, Nov. 7, 2008.
Graveside service: 1 p.m. Tuesday in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Cal Farley's Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 1890, Amarillo, Texas 79174.
Mr. Doherty, a longtime resident of Fort Worth, was born in Lubbock, March 25, 1927. He was the son of Yates and Bula Doherty, both of whom were Texas natives and teachers in West Texas during the Great Depression. Although his family moved many times in his childhood, he always considered Silverton to be his hometown.
He attended Texas Tech University, where he met his future wife, Vivian. They were married for 54 years until the time of her death.
He owned and operated many businesses in his lifetime, Doherty Aluminum Screens and Doors, Hurst Honda, Springtown Building Center and NRH True Value.
A.Y. enjoyed many activities: farming, building (he built his own house, his parents' house and many workshops and barns), motorcycling with his friends and family, traveling included exploring ghost towns in Colorado and New Mexico and going on tour of the Holy Lands, sports and studying the Bible.
He was known for his terrific sense of humor and his dedication to his work, as well as his faithfulness to his family. A.Y. was a member of Riverside Christian Church.
The family would like to thank the loving staff of Bishop Davies Nursing Center and American Hospice.
Survivors: Daughters, Angie Hardin and Marie Botkin; son-in-law, Fredd W. Botkin; granddaughter, Sarahbethe Botkin, all of Fort Worth; brother, James Doherty and wife, Judy, of Richardson; brother-in-law, J. C. Boyer and wife, Imogene, of Fort Worth; sister-in-law, Bobbie Kee of Burkburnett.
Published in the Star-Telegram on 11/9/2008 
 
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 Spouse:
  Vivian Doherty (1927 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 31 - Sam Houston Lawn
 
Created by: MichelleW
Record added: Jul 24, 2006
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Austin Yates A.Y. Doherty, Jr
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