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Robert L. Dupriest

May 3, 1936 — December 3, 2017

Robert L. Dupriest, 81, of Amarillo, died on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Memory Gardens Cemetery Mausoleum. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia St.

Robert was born on May 3, 1936 in San Antonio, TX. He attended Amarillo College where he earned an Associate’s Degree.

He married Sue Burch Lambert on June 2, 1972. They spent 42 wonderful years together until her passing in 2014. Robert retired as a Flight Electronic Technician at Bell Helicopter after 16 years.

He faithfully served in the U.S. Coast Guard for six years.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Carlton and Mabel Dupriest; and his wife, Sue.

He is survived by his daughter, Carla Stevens and husband Robert; grandchildren, 1st Lt Andrew Stevens and Jessica Stevens; two brothers, Richard Dupriest and wife Maris and Tom Dupriest and wife Jessica; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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