John “Sonny” Edward Docherty-Coello, IL

John “Sonny” Edward Docherty, 80, of Coello, passed away on Saturday November 14, 2020 at his home.

He was born on August 5, 1940 in Chicago, IL to John and Anna (Spurrier) Docherty. He married Mary Kathryn (Kruse) Docherty on February 14, 1964 and she preceded him in death on May 28, 2014.

He is survived by his children Dennis Docherty of Valier, Beverly (Jack) Emberton of Thompsonville, John (Carrie) Docherty of Christopher and Jeff (Amanda) Docherty of Christopher; several grandchildren and great grandchildren and one sister Evelyn Manasco of Fort Meyer, FL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and one sister Jo Ann Mosley.

He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He retired after 20 years of service as a Master Sargent.

Graveside services will be on Thursday November 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Mulkeytown Cemetery. Friends and family are asked to meet at the cemetery.

Gilbert Funeral Home in Christopher is handling arrangements.

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