Neal R. Doggett, 91, of Lebanon, died Jan. 13.
Doggett was born in Xenia. He was a U.S. Army veteran from January 1943 to December 1945, receiving five bronze stars. He was a graduate of Lewisburg High School and the University of Cincinnati. He spent his career as a manufacturing engineer for several companies, including Frigidaire and Harrison Radiator, from whom he retired and after retirement, he also spent another six years as a private consultant. He was a member of the T.O.M. Club, he enjoyed volunteering at Otterbein Lebanon and serving his community at the Shaker Cellar and in the Bell Choir, according to the Hoskins Funeral Homes Inc. website, www.hoskinsfh.com.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Phyllis (nee: Limbert) Doggett of Lebanon; one son, Brian (Debbie) Doggett of Lafayette, Ind.; one daughter, Becky (Ron) Hoblit of Leesburg, Fla.; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
The funeral service was held Jan. 19 at Hoskins Funeral Homes Inc., Lebanon.
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