RINGGOLD - Charles Robert Doty, 62, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member of Old Rugged Cross Baptist Church in Ooltewah. He retired from Gaither Machine Works in 2005 after more than 25 years of service and loved riding motorcycles. He had a passion for Hot Rods and enjoyed spending time outdoors, camping, boating or just being with family & friends. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother that will be truly missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert & Omalee Walden Doty and sister, Cynthia Baker.
Survivors include his loving wife of more than 44 years, Brenda Petty Doty; son, Timothy Charles Doty; brother, Andy Doty; 3 grandchildren, Tristian Doty, Ashlyn Doty and Landon Doty; and numerous extended family & friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 25, 2021 in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with Pastor Ricky Kesley officiating. Burial will follow in the Crest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday and prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home. Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home Fort Oglethorpe, GA.