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Obituary for Joe E Doty

Joe Doty, 90, of Kosciusko, passed away on April 24, 2024 at the State Veterans Home.

Funeral services are 11:00 am Monday, April 29, 2024 at Kosciusko First Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm at Culpepper Funeral Home and after 10:00 am on Monday at the church..

Joe was the owner of Doty Furniture Company until closing the business in 2015. He was a member of Kosciusko First Methodist Church where he was one of the first directors of the Passion Play and was involved in the performances for over 25 years. Joe served his community through the Lion’s Club for over 60 years. He was also president of the Mississippi Furniture Association.

Joe and Rebecca loved to dance since the first time they met, which was at a dance while they were in college. They started with Western dancing and went on to do ballroom dancing. He had served in the United States Army.

Joe is survived by his wife Rebecca Doty, sons Dan Doty (Jan Watson), Bruce Doty, and Don Doty (Becky), grandchildren Ellen Gratwick (Jack), Sarah Doty, Ben Doty, Nicole Doty, and Ariel Moody (David), and great grandchildren Travis Reed, Gabe Reed, Ann Gray, Ollie Moody, and Tripp.

He is preceded in death by his parents Joseph Anderson and Mildred Hanna Doty.