He is survived by his Daughter: Jenna Vaughn, of Cookeville, TN.
Sister: Joy Denise Lowery (Bubba) of White House TN.
Sister: Debbie Dupes Howell (Mike) of Nashville TN.
Niece: Rachel Joy Wells (Jeff) of Nashville TN and great nephews Elijah McCartney and Jude Lennon Wells.
Long-time special friends: Gary Smith, Roger Orr, and Ricky Bridges. Many friends and cousins in Knoxville TN and Middlesboro KY.
Special friend: Tammy Burke Howard, Middlesboro KY.
He was born and raised in Nashville TN, and attended McGavock High School. He also lived and worked in Knoxville, TN; with his late Uncle Floyd Justice.
He retired after many years, as the manager for Cumberland Village Apartments Middlesboro KY.
Preceded in death by father, Johnny Ray Dupes, and mother, Juanita Bridges Dupes, Nashville TN.
Memorial service and burial of ashes to be held at Bookwalter Cemetery Knoxville, TN.
He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death, mourning, or crying of pain. For the old order of things has passed away. Revelation 21:4
Green Hills Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is in charge of all arrangements. www.greenhillsfuneralhome.com