Michael Wayne Dupree, age 64, of West End died Sunday, February 3, 2019 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:00 pm at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home.  A funeral service will be held at 2:00 on Friday at Doubs Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Cara Thompson and Rev. Bill Altman officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

A native of Moore County, he was the son of the late Luther Garlton Dupree and Elizabeth Elaine McInnis Dupree.  Michael retired from Ingersoll Rand as a supervisor.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Fields Dupree; two sons, Chris Dupree & wife, Angie and Ryan Dupree both of West End.; stepdaughter, Valerie Brown & husband, Vince of San Diego, CA; two stepsons, Michael Yow of West End and Brandon Brown & wife, Janice of Candor; a sister, Cathy Richardson of Cameron and a brother, Bruce Dupree of West End; 9 grandchildren Alexis, Kody, Demetre, Jacquez ,Amanda, Jessica, Olivia, Dakota, Zach and one great-grandchild  Demetre Jr.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to The Foundation of FirstHealth, Cancer Center, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC  28374 or online at www.firsthealth.org.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Dupree family.

Online condolences may be made at www.PinesFunerals.com


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  1. Sorry to hear of the passing of Mike.-  He will definitely be remembered as a generous person who did a lot for his community.-  Prayers go out to all family members.

  2. Our sympathy is extended to all his family. I worked with him at Ingersoll Rand Corporation for many years. Look to the Lord for comfort and strength!!!
    Paul Horner

  3. So sorry to hear about Mike’s passing, Worked with Mike at IR (back in the day) great person. Prayers for his family.

  4. I wish to express my sincerest condolences to the friends and family of Michael Dupree, God cares about your grief and tears. One Bible writer said to God: ‘Do collect my tears in your skin bottle. Are they not recorded in your book?’’‹ Psalm 56:8.

  5. At times like these we need the most comfort. The Bible informs us who provides the best comfort found in 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 ‘Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort,who comforts us

  6. I am so deeply saddened to hear that Mike has passed away.-  It was both a pleasure and an honor to work with both of you at IR.-  Mike was always pleasant, friendly and a joy to work with.-  – Your loss is tremendous and it is my wish that God gives you

  7. So sorry to hear about Mike.Worked many years with him at IR.He was an all around good guy to be around,and will be missed!Prayers to his family at this time.

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