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The Daily Ardmoreite
  • James Thomas Doughty II

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  • Funeral services for James Thomas Doughty II, 73, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014, in the Centennial Chapel of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory, conducted by the Rev. Roger R. Wood. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Thursday, prior to the services, at the funeral home.
    Born at Ardmore, Nov. 3, 1940, to the late James Thomas Doughty I and Gladys Zeland Doughty, Jim was the light of his parents’ life. He died Saturday, May 24, 2014, in the Baylor Heart Hospital, Plano, Texas.
    Jim grew up in southern Oklahoma and graduated from Wilson High School. He later graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1964, with a Bachelor of Business Administration. At OU, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity.
    He and the former Leeanne Graves were married July 24, 1965, and moved to Lubbock, Texas, later that year. In Lubbock, Jim opened his business, Diesel Injection Service, which he operated for 44 years. Following his retirement, he began his career in farming. Jim owned and farmed land in the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles.
    While living in Lubbock, Jim had been a member of the Lakeridge United Methodist Church and the Association of Diesel Specialists.
    Jim is survived by his wife of 48 years, Leeanne Doughty, of the home in Frisco, Texas; a son, Brent Doughty of Perryton, Texas; and two daughters, Jenna Patrick and husband Mark of Lewisville, Texas and Stephanie Doughty of Frisco, Texas.
    In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made to the American Heart Association. Condolences to the family may be sent online at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.
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