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Kenneth Lee Dupuis, 78, Bridge City

Kenneth Lee Dupuis, 78, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on December 20, 2023. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 27, 2023, at St. Paul Methodist Church in Bridge City.

Officiating will be Reverend David Green. Burial will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery (On County Road 062 Jasper, Texas off of Hwy 255 Sam Rayburn Pkwy) at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 27, 2023.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 26, 2023, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Born in Port Arthur, Texas, on December 31, 1944, he was the son of Paul Francis Dupuis Sr. and Ninnie Gertrude (Best) Dupuis.

Kenneth went to Bridge City Schools all twelve years. While in high school, he worked for his father who owned Dupuis Tire and Service. Ken took over the business in 1967, serving the community for almost 50 years. Kenneth was a member of St. Paul’s Methodist Church, the same church he grew up in and attended with his mother and father. Kenneth had many hobbies over the years but especially loved being outdoors, camping at their camp named the “Old Place”, and working on old cars or trucks.

Kenneth had a welcoming heart and loved helping others. His kindness will be greatly missed by those who knew this wonderful man.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ninnie and Paul Dupuis Sr.; brothers, Ronnie Dupuis and Paul Dupuis, Jr.; granddaughter, Brianna Carter; and brother-in-law, Larry McClure; and sister-in-law, Mary Beth McClure.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Nancy Rawls Dupuis; son, David Grady Dupuis and wife Cynthia, son, Adam Jim Dupuis; daughter, Elizabeth Mary Dupuis Carter and husband Matt; grandchildren Justin Dupuis, Hannah Dupuis, Brody Carter, and Lucas Carter; brothers, J.R. Dupuis and Herman Dupuis; brother-in-law, Jim Rawls and wife Sandy; as well as numerous other loving family and friends.

Serving as pallbearers will be Chris Harris, Leslie Dupuis, Phillip Dupuis, Jim Rawls. Honorary pallbearer will be Stanley Boullion.


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