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L.G. Dupre
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- Scott Robinson
 Added: Sep. 7, 2015
TEXAS CITY - L.G. "Long Gone" Dupre, 68, of Texas City, died Thursday, August 9, 2001, with family members at his bedside, after a long courageous battle with cancer. Born September 10, 1932, in New Orleans, La., he grew up in Texas City, Texas. He attended Texas City HighSchool, received a scholarshipto attend Baylor Universityin both basketball andfootball. He decided to playfootball only. He was nicknamed"Long Gone" in hissophomore year. He went onto receive "All SouthwestConference" and "AD American"honors. He was draftedby the Baltimore Colts and.played in two World ChampionshipSuper Bowls. Heended his career in 1963,with the Dallas Cowboys.L.G. was preceded in deathby his mother, Jewel "Babe"Baker and stepfather, Lloyd"Butch" Baker.Survivors include his son,Larry Dupre; daughter,Nancy and her husband,John Scarborough; six grandchildren:Jessica, Meagan,Darby, Demi, Preston andDelaney; and brother, CharlieDupre and wife, Kelley, ofTexas City.L.G.'s death was receivedwith heartfelt regrets from his many friends, fans, andthe athletic communityacross the country.Visitation for family andfriends will be Friday, August10, from 5 p.m. until 7p.m. at Emken-Linton FuneralHome, 5100 Emmett F.Lowry Expressway, TexasCity, (409) 945-4444.Funeral services will beheld at noon, Saturday, August11, at Emken-Lintonwith the Rev. Milton Cunninghamofficiating. Burialwill follow at Forest ParkEast Cemetery in Webster,Texas. Refreshments will beserved at Charles T. DoyleConvention Center, StephenF. Austin Room, in TexasCity, following burial.Pallbearers will be Carroll.Overton of Austin, Texas,James Ray Smith of Dallas,Mac Po'uge of Dallas, John"Coach" Hancock of TexasCity, Ralph Mashad of Dallas,and Don Mcllhenny ofDallas. Honorary pallbearersare E.J. Newman of Kentwood,La. and Bubba Beanof Texas City, Texas.We wouldjike to thank theA-Med Community Hospicestaff for their dedication andservice to our loved one.In lieu of flowers, memorialcontributions may besent to Baylor University.Athletic Dept. in memory of"Long Gone" Dupre.There will also be a memorialservice 2:p.m. Tuesday,August 14, 2001, at the FirstBaptist Church-Downtown,Embree Hall, in Dallas,Texas. Emken-Linton Funeral Home Aug 10 2001 Galveston Daily NEws
 Added: Aug. 9, 2015
- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Aug. 9, 2014

- R I P
 Added: Nov. 30, 2013
God bless you today and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Sep. 10, 2013

- Florida Boy 64
 Added: Sep. 10, 2013
God bless you on your birthday. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Sep. 10, 2012

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- AngelWings
 Added: Jul. 21, 2011
Rest in Peace.
- Jackie Howard
 Added: Aug. 9, 2010
Happy Birthday!
- Cathy
 Added: Sep. 10, 2009
Happy Birthday!
- Jackie Howard
 Added: Sep. 10, 2009
Happy belated birthday.
- Timothy Shortnacy
 Added: Aug. 29, 2009

- ACSwanson
 Added: Apr. 18, 2009

- purple-lady
 Added: Apr. 13, 2009
Rest in Peace.
- Timothy Shortnacy
 Added: Oct. 27, 2008

- purple-lady
 Added: Sep. 10, 2008

- frances harrington
 Added: Aug. 9, 2008

- Cathy
 Added: Aug. 9, 2008

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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Mar. 26, 2008

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Sep. 10, 2007

- Candice xo
 Added: Jun. 20, 2007
Rest in peace.
- Joyce {GW}
 Added: Oct. 24, 2006

- gaby hayes
 Added: Aug. 8, 2006
Rest Well.
- Bob Hufford
 Added: Aug. 9, 2005

- God Bless & R.I.P. ~ Daughter Of An Angel ~
 Added: Aug. 3, 2004
- quebecoise
 Added: Jul. 8, 2004
It's Super Sunday, and the Panthers are going to attack the Patriots! Bet you're watching if you can. Rest in peace.
- elvie
 Added: Feb. 1, 2004
All of G-d's children should have at least one flower.
 Added: Dec. 25, 2002

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