The following November 24, 1927, Lowell Tribune article appeared on page 1, column 3:
Wilbur Doty, who for many years lived on a farm neat Lowell, but for several years has resided near Crown Point, passed away at his home a week ago last Sunday. He was past 70 years old and had been in poor health for some time.
The deceased was a man who bore the esteem of all who knew him. He leaves his wife and a family of grown children and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at his home Tuesday at 1 p.m. The remains were taken to Hebron for interment.