Charles William Doriety, age 87, of Decatur formerly of the Shoals area, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Visitation will be Saturday, 12-2 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home of Tuscumbia. His funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Tony Willis officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Sheffield.
Mr. Doriety was a veteran serving in the Navy during WWII; he was a retired superintendent with the Gas Dept. of Albany, GA. He attended Calvary Assembly, was a mason and a member of the American Legion. Charles was preceded in death by his loving wife, Mary Rose Doriety.
Survivors include his son, Charles Esten Doriety; sisters, Marguerite Branch, Gwendolyn Tillie Merwin; grandchildren, Brooke Adele Williamson, Thomas Wesley Doriety, Corey Esten Doriety and four great grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Matt Williamson, Wesley Doriety, Cory Doriety, Michael Borden, Tom Austin and Jason Jones.