Funeral Services for Darrell Dupree, 80, Former Custer County District 3 Commissioner and Butler rancher and farmer, will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 11, 2021 in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, officiated by Pastor Dale Nease and Boman Vowell. Burial will follow in the Butler Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.

The family will greet guests at 5:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 10, 2021 in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel.

Darrell Gene Dupree was born February 5, 1941 to Isaac Anderson Dupree and Letha Elgbry (Roper) Dupree on the family farm north of Butler, OK and passed away Sunday, November 7, 2021 in the Clinton Therapy and Living Center in Clinton, OK.

Darrell with his parents moved to California but returned to Butler in 1950. He attended Butler Schools and drove the school bus as well as farming with Homer May, Jr. During his high school years he enjoyed hanging out at the Butler Drug Store, attend movies and skate at the Lowe’s Skating Rink. He grew up listening to rock and roll music, dragging Main Street and jus hanging out and talking to friends. He graduated from Butler High School in 1959.

He married his high school sweetheart, Marva Jean Walker February 10, 1958 in Sayre, OK. He began his farming career on Marva’s grandparents’ land and then the Sharp place. They soon began farming with her dad and Curt that same year. They also farmed on Marva’s home place at Barnitz Creek and they farmed on the Dupree home place that Darrell was raised on. Darrell and Marva farmed all their married life, raising wheat, cotton, alfalfa, pigs and cattle.

He was a member of the Butler First Baptist Church; the family enjoyed going to ball games, stock shows, boating, and skiing and playing cards and games. He loved his time traveling and going to Red River, NM. Darrell became County Commissioner of District 3 in Custer County and served in that capacity for 12 years. He served on the Coop Board; Butler School Board and the Custer County Health Department Board.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter, Darla Kinney, brother, James Dupree and sister, Nelta Evans.

He is survived by three sons, Randy Dupree and wife, Vicki, Butler, Danny Dupree and wife, Canda and Ronnie Dupree, both of Clinton, son in law, Rod Kinney, Clinton; sister in law, Janice Dupree, Clinton; two brothers in law, Curt Walker and wife, Judy, Butler and Stanley Evans.

He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, Darren Dupree, Monte Dupree, Devon Dupree, Misty Davis and husband, Joe, Addison Dupree, Austin Dupree, Walker Dupree, Warren Dupree, Lane Kinney and Kaitlyn Watkins and husband, Logan, and 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews and other family.