Donald M. Dupree, Sr., age 83, of 449 Haslam Avenue, Pinehurst, died Friday, April 16, 2021, at his residence.
Born in Pinehurst, he was the son of the late Olin M. "Jack" Dupree and Pauline Smith Dupree Barackey. Donald served in the National Guard for 11 years and worked at Robins Air Force Base for 31 years. He had a love for both Mopars and Tow Trucks. Donald owned and operated Dupree Wrecker Service with his son for 33 years. He was a member of Pinehurst United Methodist Church and served as Mayor of Pinehurst for 12 years.
Wife of 63 years: Janelle Jones Dupree of Pinehurst
Son: Donald M. Dupree, Jr. (Rhonda) of Pinehurst
Sister: Jacqueline "Peggy Jack" Bennett (Robert) of Tampa, FL
Sister-in-law: Carol Dupree of Albany
Nolan Dupree of Pinehurst
Natalie Dupree of Pinehurst
Several nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Sara D. Hudson and his brother, Paul W. Dupree.
Graveside services will be at 11 AM Monday, April 19 in Pinehurst City Cemetery.
The family will greet friends 4 - 6 pm Sunday, April 18 at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts may be made to Pinehurst United Methodist Church, PO Box 162, Pinehurst, Georgia 31070.
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Unadilla has charge of arrangements.
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