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Aunt Joan Bauer

Michael RIP and know that your infectious laugh has been missed over the years. Your smile and laughter brought joy to many and sorry we did not get more time over the past years. God be with you.

Don Grinter

Mike was much more than a bartender, he was a friend to all. He will be missed. Semper Fi my friend.

Gary Ross

Doc was the very closest friend I ever had we made some great memories together We lived life in our youth and did many awesome fishing trips and boating.Eve; when we crashed his boat we survived an experience to say the least I’ll cherish our times together and hope to see you again not anytime soon RIPDoc

John Herron (Philly John)

Miss you buddy....specially at Eagle games.

Dickie and Shelly Anderson

Mike will be missed. Will always remember his "good pours"...

Michael Timothy "Doc" Dougherty


Michael Timothy "Doc" Dougherty, 61, of Fernandina Beach passed away Thursday September 1, 2022 at his home.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was a son of the late John F. and Henrietta Bauer Dougherty. Doc served his country honorably in the United States Marine Corps. After his time in the Marine Corps, he was recruited to come to Fernandina Beach to head up the bartending team at Baxter’s Restaurant. He had lived in Fernandina Beach for 30 years and continued at Baxter’s until the time of his passing.

Doc leaves behind a brother and a sister in Philadelphia, and a host of local friends to cherish his memory.

A memorial service for Doc will be held Sunday, September 18, 2022 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors, beginning at 2:00 PM.

He will be laid to rest with military honors at Jacksonville National Cemetery at a later date.


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