Dupre,  Harris Jr.

Dupre, Harris Jr.

Male 1941 - 2016  (74 years)

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  • Name Dupre, Harris  [1, 2, 3
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 22 Feb 1941  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Feb 2016  Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Riverside Hospital
    Alexandria, Louisiana 
    Obituary 21 Feb 2016  Pineville, Rapides, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Hixson Brothers Funeral Home 
    • Memorial services celebrating the life of Harris Dupre, Jr. will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 24, 2016 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Pineville with Reverend Jimmy Garlington and Patrick Soileau officiating.

      The family requests that visitation be observed at Hixson Brothers, Pineville Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.

      Mr. Dupre, 74, of Dry Prong, passed from this life on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Riverside Hospital, Alexandria.

      Mr. Dupre was a United States Army Vietnam veteran serving in 1965. During his working career, he was with the Louisiana State Police for 20 years, served as bodyguard for Governor Edwin Edwards and was assigned to Evangeline Parish as Sr. Trooper working out of Troop K, Opelousas. After retiring, he managed Jimmy's Auto Salvage in Dry Prong, was a member of Colfax Masonic Lodge #259 and Order of the Eastern Star Olive Chapter #50. He enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening and farming. His memory will be forever in the hearts of his family and friends.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Edolia McGee Dupre; brother, Floyd Dupre; sister, Emma Joy Scace and brother-in-law, J.C. Manyard.

      Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 38 years, Betty Pamela Dupre; brothers, Joe Dupre and wife, Angie and Johnny Dupre and wife, Sarah; sister, Anna Manyard; sister-in-law, Gloria Dupre; a host of nieces, nephews, family members and friends.
    Reference Number 367400 
    Person ID I367400  Our Family 2019
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2016 

    Father Dupre, Horace,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother McGee, Edolia,   b. 10 Oct 1920,   d. 24 Apr 2008, Ville Platte, Evangeline, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Family ID F39578  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Betty Pamela 
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2018 15:08:00 
    Family ID F176545  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. [S27] Laville Funeral Home, http://www.lavillefuneralhome.net/index.cfm (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S27] Laville Funeral Home, http://lavillefuneralhome.net/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=2476530&fh_id=11528 (Reliability: 3), 13 Apr 2014.

    3. [S178] Hixson Brothers Funeral Homes (Alexandria,Marksville,Jena,Pineville), Hixson Brothers Funeral Homes, ((www.hixsonbrothers.com)), accessed 21 Feb 2016), Entry for Harris Dupre; http://www.memorialsolutions.com/sitemaker/sites/HIXSON1/memsol.cgi?user_id=1750441. (Reliability: 3), 21 Feb 2016.