[headline h=”4″]Awards and Decorations:[/headline]
Good Conduct Medal,
National Defense Service Medal,
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal,
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal,
NCO Professional Development Ribbon,
Army Service Ribbon,
Special Forces Tab
He is survived by his mother, Catherine Whitaker of Long Beach, Calif., his uncle, Robb Whitaker of Signal Hill, Calif. and his father, Frank Dougherty of El Monte, Calif. His aunt, Debra Whitaker and his cousins Rachel and Laura Whitaker, all from Signal Hill, Calif., also survive him.
Though you have made me see troubles, many and bitter, you will restore my life again; from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up. You will increase my honor and comfort me once again.