Obituary: Bill Nelson Doughty

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June 4, 1932–Jan. 3, 2023
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Bill Nelson Doughty died on Jan. 3, 2023, with his loving family around him. Bill was born in Oklahoma to Vernie and Geraldine Doughty. He was raised in Wyoming, living and working there until he joined the Coast Guard. In 1962 he moved to California and started working for the Post Office as a letter carrier. Shortly after he became Postmaster in Vacaville, he met his wife Anna, of 48 years, and they combined their families.

Bill loved his family, music, books, traveling and the ocean.
He is survived by his wife Anna, daughter Dawn Doughty, son Joe Doughty and wife Karen, son John Muller and wife Cindy, daughter Jennifer Hoskins and husband John, and daughter Robin, 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. He will be missed.
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