Carl Lee Doty 75 of Beecher City, IL, passed away at 5:20 AM Wednesday May 13, 2015 in his home.

Carl was born Feb. 27, 1940 in Fayette County, IL the son of Eldo “Bud” and Rosa Knapp Doty.

He married Linda Potter on April 20, 1968 in St. Elmo, IL

Carl worked in the maintenance department at World Color Press in Effingham for twenty-three years retiring in 2000 and farmed with his brother-in-law John Coin.

He served his country in the United States Army in Germany during the Viet Nam War.

For enjoyment, he mowed his large yard and hunted mushrooms.

Surviving are his wife Linda; sons: Andy Doty of Valley Park, MO and Steven (Suzett) Doty of Neoga, IL; grandchildren: Michelle Doty and Joshua Doty; sisters: Lois Drew of St. James, MO and Bonnie (John) Coin of Beecher City.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents, Bud and Rosa and nephews, Lonnie Durbin and Todd Coin.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM. Saturday May 16, 2015 in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Beecher City.Pastor Paul Bower will officiate.Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 PM Friday.Burial will be in Beecher City Cemetery.Memorials may be given in Carl’s memory to the Beecher City American Legion Post or United Methodist Church of Beecher City.On line