COL Richard V Doty was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 01/12/2023 at the age of 84.9
Valrico, FL
Flight Class 61-6
Date of Birth 02/05/1938
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 92 AVN in 65-66, B/7/17 CAV in 67, A/7/17 CAV in 67-68, HHT/7/17 CAV in 68
Call signs in Vietnam CABIN, TORNADO 6
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More detail on this person: DOTY, Col. Richard V. U.S. Army (Ret.) 84, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 12, 2023. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Gail Gore Doty; sons, Richard V. Doty Jr. and John T. Doty; and four grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Nicholas, Jacob and Tatyana. Born in Detroit, MI, graduated from Winter Haven High School in 1955 and Florida Southern College in 1960 as a Distinguished Military Student. He was a Senior Army Aviator and a two tour Vietnam Veteran. His awards and decorations include: The Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star and Air Medal with V and 25 Oak Leaf Clusters. He retired as Deputy Inspector General, U.S. Centcom in 1986 and resided in Valrico since 1981. He was Past President of the Greater Brandon Kiwanis Club, a Hixson Fellow and a member of the Kiwanis Leadership Society, a life member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association of Florida and the Military Officers Association. Inurnment will be at a later date at Florida National Cemetery with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Veterans Memorial Park. Please sign guestbook at: Published by Tampa Bay Times on Jan. 15, 2023.

Burial information: Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL

This information was last updated 01/23/2023

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