Ernest Albert Dupont III, of West Columbia, Texas passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022, at the age of 64. Ernest was born December 3, 1957, in Freeport, Texas to the late Mary Lou (Montgomery) and Shelly Alan Dupont.
In his spare time, Ernest enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting. He served as a loyal employee of Kroger’s for 37 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of39 years Sandra (Letlow) Dupont.
Ernest is survived by his brother Shelly Dupont Jr. of Lake Jackson and wife Diane, sister Janet Johnson of Lake Jackson, brother David Dupont and wife Peggy of Tyler, Texas. Ernest and Sandra had two children Cody Dupont and wife Heather of West Columbia, TX and Katie Shirley and the late Chris Shirley of West Columbia, TX., four grandchildren Emma Dupont (14), Ethan Dupont (12), Morgan Shirley (15), and Taylor Shirley (14).
The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 26, 2022, in the chapel of C.T. Baker & Sons Funeral Home in West Columbia, with a funeral service to follow at 11:30 a.m., with Pastor Craig Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in Brazoria Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Tony Reeves, Stacey Dupont, Josh Whitaker, Elliott Dupont, Michael Johnson, and Ethan Dupont.