Courtney James Doty 

Published 5:00 am Saturday, May 11, 2024

Courtney James Doty, 38, of Lake Charles passed away Friday, May 3, 2024, at a local residence.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Lake Charles and was born on Aug. 8, 1985 to Bryan and ReBecca Doty. 

Courtney was a “Jack of all trades” and used those skills to help anyone that needed work to be done. He had a heart of gold and loved to cook, fish and spend time with nieces, nephews and family. 

Those left to cherish his memory are his mother, ReBecca Harmon (James); father, Bryan Doty (Anna); grandmother, Ouida Doty; grandparents, Napoleon Harmon (Betty); brothers, Wade Doty (Melissa), Koty Doty, James Michael Sallier; sisters, Krista Cupp (Michael), Alicia Doty (Dusty), Anya Eaves, Sara Doty; nieces and nephews, Hunter Doty, Brooklynn Benoit, Michael Shane Cupp, Trevor Doty, Victoria Cupp, Jasmyn Kirl, Colton Doty, Gunnar Doty, Beaux Doty, Gauge Doty, and Carter Doty. 

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He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Gerald Doty; grandfather, Rodney Johnson, and grandmother, Helen Johnson. 

A time of visitation for family and friends will be Monday, May 13, 2024, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home, 4321 Lake St. Lake Charles, LA 70605.  The family has entrusted cremation arrangements following the visitation to Johnson Funeral Home.