Wells Blakeslee Doty
Wells Blakeslee Doty
  • August 30, 1974 - November 30, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - Wells B. Doty, Jr., known as Lee Doty, died suddenly on November 30, 2017. An avid computer user, he was working for Blue Cross Blue Shield in their IT Department, where he was known for his friendliness, generosity and kindness. Born at the US Navy Hospital, Rota, Spain, he spend his initial years living wherever the Navy took his father, Commander Wells B Doty, USN (Ret), of Salem, SC, and late mother, Sandra Ruffin Doty of Thomaston, GA. He lived in the Upstate for many years, working for small IT firms, and moved to Columbia in 2015, having become employed by Blue Cross Blue Shield as a computer and IT specialist. He enjoyed his special friendships, computers and riding motorcycles. He was a wonderful son and friend, and will be missed by all who knew him.

Surviving in addition to his father, Wells B. Doty; are his step mother Linda Vinson Doty of Salem, SC, aunt, Kim Ruffin Brown of Thomaston, GA; and many close friends. He is also survived by his step-grandmother, Joan Vinson; step-sister, Kelly (Reggie) Woodruff; and nieces and nephews, Kaitlyn, Kameron, RJ, and Bella.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Lickville Presbyterian Church, 10020 Augusta Rd., Pelzer, SC, with burial to follow in Greenville Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 10:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church.

Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.