Roy W. Doxey

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Courtesy L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, BYU

Roy W. Doxey was a professor and administrator at Brigham Young University from 1948 to 1975 where he also served as Department Chairman of the Bible and Modern Scripture Department and as Dean of the College of Religious Instruction. For a time he was employed by the United States government.

He was also the author of several books and articles, including The Doctrine and Covenants and the Future; Prophecies and Prophetic Promises from the Doctrine and Covenants; Latter-day Prophets and the Doctrine and Covenants; and Tithing: The Lord’s Law.

Among his calls to serve in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Doxey was a Regional Representative of the Twelve, a staff member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, Director of Correlation Review, patriarch, stake president, Young Men general board member, and mission president in the Eastern States Mission.

He was born on February 27, 1908, in Ogden, Utah. He passed away on August 10, 1992. He was married to Alberta Opeikins, who passed away in 1986. After her death he married Ruth Tanner Walker.