David Kohl Doherty, son of David and Jennie Kohl Doherty, passed away on Nov. 22, 2020, in Warm Hearth Village in Blacksburg.
David was born Feb. 18, 1931, in Buffalo, NY. He taught in the Buffalo School System, concluding his career as the Principal of P.S. 81. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army.
Music was David’s gift. He was a church organist most of his life. He was also talented with the violin and viola and played for many years in the Amherst and the Orchard Park symphony orchestras.
David married Lois J. Moll on July 4, 1973, who survives him. They were married for 47 years.
Because of COVID restrictions, services will be held privately.
Memorial gifts are welcomed for Healing Strides of Virginia, 672 Naff Rd, Boones Mill, VA 24065. Blacksburg Presbyterian Church, 701 Church St, Blacksburg, VA 24060 would also be a choice for memorial gifts.
Because of therapeutic riding, David was able to keep walking and moving far longer than expected. No flowers please. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.