|Birth: ||Sep. 1, 1928|
|Death: ||Oct. 30, 2007|
Son of Will Fred & Alma Mae (Price) DuBard.
FRED LYLE DUBARD, beloved husband and father, passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2007. Fred was born in Houston, Texas on September 1, 1928. After graduating from Jefferson Davis High School, Fred attended Texas A & M University and was a member of the Fighting Texas Aggie Band. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War as a photo interpretations intelligence specialist. Returning home, Fred was employed by Transcontinental Gas Pipeline "Transco" where he worked for 35 years before his retirement in 1985.
In the early years raising his family he coached little league baseball and was Cub Master for the Cub Scouts of America. Fred, a scratch golfer in his prime, achieved three holes-in-one during his lifetime, the last accomplished when he was in his early seventies.
Fred is survived by his loving family; his wife of 57 years, Maymie "Maybelle"; son Dennis and wife Judy, of Coronado, California; daughter Denise and husband Nick Bednorz, of Houston; son Derek and Beth Ann, Centreville, Virginia; grandchildren Brett and Jacqueline Bednorz, of Houston, Nicole and husband Brian Cornell, of Coronado, California, Bryana DuBard, of College Station, Taylor DuBard, of Coronado, California, Jason DuBard, of Lexington Park, Maryland and Annabelle Johnson DuBard, of Centreville, Virginia; his sister Sue and husband Herman Kleinknecht, of Houston; sister-in-law Joy and husband Bob Hicks, of Huntsville; two nieces Patti and husband Tom Odenwelder, of Houston and Dianne and her husband David Gibson, of Coldspring, Texas; numerous other relatives and a host of friends.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Wednesday, October 31, 2007, at Niday Funeral Home, 12440 Beamer Rd. in Houston.
Funeral services celebrating Fred's life will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, November 1, 2007, in the chapel of Niday Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 1:00 PM at Woodlawn Garden of Memories, 1101 Antoine Rd. at Interstate 10. Following the graveside service, family and friends are invited to a reception at the home of Fred's sister, Sue Kleinknecht, 7726 Betty Jane, Houston, Texas 77055.
For those desiring memorials may be made in Fred's honor to the American Lung Association or to Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 10030 Scarsdale Blvd., Houston, Texas 77089. Arrangements have been entrusted to Niday Funeral Home.
Source: The Houston Chronical
Pub Date: 31 Oct 2007
Will Fred Dubard (1897 - 1986)
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