James O. Dupree, Sr., 85, of Orangeburg passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 surrounded by his family.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Memorial Park Cemetery, 2720 Broughton St, Orangeburg. Rev. David Mitchell and Dr. David Anderson will be officiating.
The family will receive friends following the graveside service.
Pallbearers will be Chandler Gray, Mark Hinds, Jacob Dupree, Jr., Spencer Dupree, James Dupree, III and Dwayne Bryant.
Mr. Dupree was born on September 26, 1935 in Madison, Alabama. He was the son of the late William Howard Dupree and the late Mary Gladys Thomas Dupree. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Dupree was a member of St. George Baptist Church, the Edisto Shrine Club, the Masons and the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Brooker Dupree of Orangeburg; daughter, Jill Dupree Hinds (Erik) of Orangeburg; sons, James O. Dupree, Jr. of Pisgah, Alabama, Joseph H. Dupree of Orangeburg, Jack B. Dupree, Sr. (Jennifer) of Little Rock Arkansas; seven grandchildren, James O. Dupree, III, Mark A. Hinds, Morgan L. Dupree, Spencer F. Dupree, Joanna C. Hinds, Jacob B. Dupree, Jr., Julianne D. Dupree; sister, Mable Hall of Scottsboro, Alabama and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family would like to give a special thanks to all of the staff at Edisto Hospice and Home Care and the Circle of Love for their love and support during this difficult time.
Memorials may be made to For the Love of a Paw at 2816 Cleveland Street Elloree, S.C. 29047 or to St. George Baptist Church at 2590 Shillings Bridge Rd, Orangeburg, S.C. 29115.