A memorial service for J.W. DuPree Jr., 76, of Early, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6 at Heartland Funeral Home.

He passed away in Brownwood on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

He was born June 28, 1942 in Palestine to J.W. Sr. and Maxine DuPree. He served in the US Army. He married the love of his life, Dorothy DuPree in June 1972.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy DuPree; son, Chad and wife Kimberly DuPree of Early; daughters, Sabrina and husband Richard Clinage of Atlanta, Georgia, LaDonna and husband Thomas Cleveland of Fayettville, North Carolina; sister, Joann King of Copperas Cove; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Pamela DuPree; and son-in-law, Gary Woods.