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Dennis DuPriest Obituary
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Dennis M. DuPriest entered eternal rest on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at the age of 59. He was born, July 7th,1952 in West Point, NY, to Gilbert DuPriest and Therese DuPriest. He traveled the world as a military dependant and graduated from John Jay High School in 1970. He is known as the "Keeper of the Flame" by the first three graduating classes of John Jay High School-Class of 1969, 1970 and 1971. He was a radio disc jockey in Del Rio, Kerrville and San Antonio during the 70's and 80's. He was also known as Mortimer, Caption Gus' side kick and his show "Gobs of Fun" on KENS-TV which he enjoyed entertaining young children. In the late 1980's Dennis worked at St. Gerard Regional High School as their endowment officer. In the 1990's and until his recent retirement he was employed at Somerset ISD. Dennis is preceded in death by his father, Gilbert DuPriest and is survived by his mother, Therese DuPriest, sister, Linda Padron and her husband Pete, brothers, Thomas and his wife Susan, Robert and his wife Maricela. Dennis was also a loving uncle to April and Katie Padron, Clint and Jennifer DuPriest, and Heather, Robert, Travis and Grace DuPriest and great neice Gianna Bennett. Memorial service will be held, Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 11:00am at Castle Ridge Mortuary, 8008 W. Military Dr., San Antonio, TX. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital. Dennis will be missed by all who knew him. Love is all around....


Published in Express-News on Jan. 25, 2012
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