Funeral services for David Wayne Doughty, age 72 of Hebert, will be at Riser Funeral Home in Columbia, LA at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, October 27, 2021, with Rev. Brian Rankin officiating. Interment will follow at Hebert Cemetery under the direction of Riser and Son Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 26, 2021, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
David Wayne Doughty was born in Urania, LA, December 26, 1948, to the union of his parents, John Lee Doughty, Sr. and Georgia Hanes Doughty, and he passed from this life October 24, 2021, at Cornerstone Hospital, West Monroe, LA. He graduated LaSalle High School in 1966. He went on to proudly serve his country in the U.S. Marines. After his military service, he worked in the oilfield as an I&E Tech until he retired from Embridge. David lived life to the fullest. He loved, hunting, fishing, golfing, playing his guitar, playing pool, wood working and making things for his family. He enjoyed watching the birds and squirrels, but one of the Doughty family traditions is watching Wheel of Fortune. David was preceded in death by his parents, his son Scott Doughty, and a brother John Lee “Jr” Doughty, Jr.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Gayle Doughty, his son Chad Doughty (Nikki), step-son Jeff Wages, his step-daughters; Peggy Duchesne (Randy) and Sharon May, his brother Robert “Pud” Doughty (Diane), his sister Kathryn Doughty Tyler, grandchildren: Haden Doughty, Beau Doughty, Ellie Doughty, Randall Duchesne (Dori), Tyler Duchesne (Alyssa), Anthony Noland, Nathan Noland (Sarah), Roxie Riley (Barry), and Randall Hudson; great-grandchildren: Carter Rider, Drake Duchesne, Ella Kate Duchesne, Harper Jo Duchesne, Taylor Mullenix, Tyler Mullenix, Nate Noland, Addison Noland, Zane Hudson, and Emberlee Riley.
Pallbearers are Haden Doughty, Carter Rider, Nathan Noland, Anthony Noland, Randall Duchesne, and Tyler Duchesne. Honorary pallbearers are Beau Doughty, David Sharp, Pete Scalfano, and Drake Duchesne.