Billy Darron Doherty

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Funeral services for Billy Darron Doherty, 58, of Simpson will be held at 2 p.m. on May 4 at Simpson Baptist Church with Rev. Jeremy Blocker officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Island Cemetery in Simpson under the direction of
Labby Memorial Funeral Home of Leesville.
Visitation will be held from 5-10 p.m. on May 3 and from 9 a.m. until the time of service on May 4 in the church.
Billy, the son of Henry Ward and Frances Lorraine Ogle Doherty, was born
on Feb. 7, 1954, in Pineville. He passed away on May 1, 2012 at his residence in Simpson.
Mr. Doherty grew up in the Temple, Simpson area. He attended Simpson High School. He loved to be outdoors. He worked in the construction
He was preceded in death by his brother, John Gary Doherty.
He is survived by his wife of 37 1/2 years, Sandra Doherty of Simpson; sons, Steven and wife Crystal Doherty of Houston, Travis and wife Meagan Doherty of
Oklahoma, and Billy and Lori Doherty of Katy, Texas; brothers, Louis Doherty of Huxley, Texas, Rodney Doherty of Houston and Robert Keith Doherty of Simpson; sisters, Doris George of Flatwoods, Sarah George of Texas, Bobbie Jeane Merchant of LaCamp,
Carolyn Rodgers of Texas, Bernice Lumus of Beaumont, Texas and Mary Ellen Powell of Simpson; and six grandchildren.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the Doherty family at