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Leon Edward Doughty, III

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Leon Edward Doughty, III, of Tool, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Leon was born June 8, 1953 in Dallas to Leon Edward Doughty, II and Lillian Evelyn Nichols Doughty. He and the love of his life Cynthia have been married for 42 years. Leon was a graduate of the MHS Class of ‘71. He was a mechanics mechanic as he loved engines. If you remem- Leon Edward Doughty, III ber the drag strips then, you’ll remember his El Camino, which, I was never able to beat in my Javelin. Leon spent most of his career in the marine business working on boat motors, a craft at which he excelled. He worked for Bill’s Marine in Tool, Lancaster Marine, Dallas Compressor and fi nally, Leon’s Boat & Motor Repair in Payne Springs. He is preceded in death by his parents Leon and Lillian Doughty. He is survived by his wife Cynthia Doughty, son Brandon Lee Doughty and wife Janna of Austin, daughter Diane Doughty Koehler and husband Tom of Austin, sister Tracy Bauer of Scottsdale, Ariz., grandchildren Emily, Shelby, Olivia and Parker. Leon is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and great-nephews. Memorial services for Leon were held May 19, 2018 at Harbor Baptist Church under the direction of Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home. Bro. George Yarger will officiate. In lieu of fl owers the family would like memorials to go to MD Anderson Cancer Institute, Harbor Baptist Church or any charity of your choice. Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral. com.