Paul H. Doughty

| July 6, 2021

Paul Hahn Doughty, 89, of Conesville, OH died Monday, July 5, 2021 at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville, OH.  His loving family was at his side.  Born April 12, 1932 in Coshocton County, he was the son of the late Frank and Bernice (Hahn) Doughty and was a 1950 graduate of Roscoe High School.  He proudly served his country in the Korean Conflict from 1952-1954 in the US Army.

Lifetime active member of the Roscoe United Methodist Church.  Served on trustee building committee when the church was built in 1964 and member of Phi Chi Sunday School Class.

Paul was a hard worker and dedicated family man. He was a lifetime farmer and self-employed owner of Paul’s Agri-Sales selling Pioneer Seed and grain bins.  Coshocton County 4-H Tractor Club Advisor, Franklin Grange member for 70 years, Ohio Young Farmer President and Ohio Young Farmer Couple of the Year. Paul collected and restored antique John Deere Tractors and Implements and proudly displayed them at tractor shows and parades.  He especially enjoyed tractor drives, plow days, and being a member of the Ohio Two-Cylinder Club.

Survived by his loving devoted wife Janet (Mercer) Doughty, married May 20, 1956.  They celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary this year. Daughters; Judy (Don) Martin, of Dresden, Elaine (Don) Ross of Dresden, Ellen (Justin) Reed of Adamsville. Grandchildren; Elias Martin, Aaron Ross, Leanne Reed and Dane Reed. In-laws, Ruie Smith, Max and Ann Mercer. Many special nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister Elsie Pearl Fortune, brother Walter Doughty and grandson Lucas Martin.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 9, 2021 at the Roscoe United Methodist Church, 475 High St. Coshocton, OH 43812, with Pastors Bob Mitchell & Dale Sutton officiating. Burial with graveside military honors will follow in Dresden Cemetery. Visitation is Thursday. July 8th from 5 to 8 p.m. at the church, as well as one hour prior to service time on Friday. The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Roscoe United Methodist Church, 475 High St. Coshocton, OH 43812.

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