David Allen DuPree

May 7, 1944September 22, 2019

David Allen DuPree, 75, of Lufkin, was born May 7, 1944 in Garrison, Texas, the son of the late Lottie Rosetta (Smith) and William Henry DuPree. He passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019 at his residence.

David was a Christian and knew where he was bound – to his Heavenly Home. He was ready for the Lord to take him home. He is gone from this earth but never from our hearts.

David was a member of Lancewood Baptist Church. He served his country in the United States Army.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda M. DuPree; son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Sheila Crofford; daughter and son-in-law, Suzi and Scott DeRouen; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Andi Horger; grandchildren, Justin, Joey, Erika, Connor, Cooper, Ben, Amanda, Lacey and Amy; great-grandchildren, Kyler, Kairo, Josias, Jayla, Jerome, Benji and Darci; brothers and sisters, Marie McAdams, Marvin DuPree and Jean Cobb; very best friend, Larry Lawson; and a number of nieces and nephews.

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Keith Crofford

September 25, 2019

Dad never failed to make sure I knew he loved me. Even as a grown man I never grew tired of hearing him say “I love ya son”. I’ll see ya again one day dad, enjoy heaven and tell big mama hey for me!!
Love and miss you

robbie kent

September 24, 2019

Wanda, I am so sorry for your loss. As he was one of the first men I met when I started working at Slaughter & Son . He was a one of kind, I have many fond & funny memories of him that I will always cherish & I adored him. May God bless you & your family during this time .