William Perry DuBose
Funeral Date: 9/11/2016

William Perry DuBose, age 94, of Ingalls, Arkansas and Elmhurst, Illinois, died Friday, September 9, at his home in Ingalls. He was born November 23, 1921 at Hermitage, Arkansas a son of the late Elbert Hudson DuBose, Sr. September 10, 1886-November 29, 1960 and Wiloate Herring DuBose, February 2, 1892 Ė April 1, 1983. He received his education in the Hermitage Public School system and was a graduate of Warren High School following his service with the US Navy in World War II. Mr. DuBose served in the Pacific Theater participating in 4 major invasions on the Islands of Saipan, Tinian, Okinawa and Leyete. He managed the Ederington John Deere Tractor Company in the late 1940ís, worked in El Dorado for 2 car dealers and moved to the Chicago area in 1955 starting National lift Truck Company which is now owned and managed by his two sons. He was a Methodist. Surviving is his wife Margie Alene Vickers DuBose whom he married on June 26, 1941 at Sumpter, Arkansas; 2 sons Perry Dale DuBose and wife Toni and Jeffrey Paul DuBose and wife Debra all of Oak Brook, Illinois; 1 daughter Beverly Kay DuBose and husband Ron Cochran, Ingalls, Arkansas; 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren. Perry is also survived by many nieces and nephews whom he dearly loved. He was also preceded in death by a daughter Patsy Lynn DuBose Shea, November 18, 1946-August 30, 1996; 2 brothers Elbert Hudson DuBose, Jr. 1910 Ė 2001 and Billie Max DuBose 1927-1977; 6 sisters Willie Belle DuBose November 4, 1912-November 28, 1912, Jessie DuBose Schroeder, 1912-1993, Cleo DuBose Gorman 1916-1981, Vada DuBose Davis, 1918-1993, Martha Kate DuBose Greene, 1924-2012 and Peggy Jean DuBose 1933-2006. Funeral service was 2:00pm Sunday, September 11, at Frazerís Chapel by Rev Robert Greene and Rev Wayman Mann. Janice Sullivan was organist and Ashley Stone Minchew was soloist. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery at Ingalls by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Keith DuBose, Steven DuBose, Jeffery Scott DuBose, Jacob Uluested, Rhett Faruzzi, Patrick Bonk, Marck Bonk and Luke Bonk. Honorary pallbearers were Frank Vickers, Dan Vickers, Bobby Vickers and Jack Gorman. Memorials suggested to Union Hill Cemetery c/o Dan Vickers, 119 Bradley 53, Hermitage, Arkansas 71647-8983 or Life Touch Hospice, 2301 Champagnolle Road, El Dorado, Arkansas 71730.



Name: Lindsey Hood
Message: I am very sorry for your loss. I pray for comfort and love for all the family members. May God be with you during this difficult time.

Name: Seth Kamins
Message: My heartfelt condolences to you and your family.

Name: Rob Triol
Message: Thank you to Mr. DuBose for serving our country so selflessly. To a life well lived we should all embody his example.

Name: Andrew Long
Message: My family and I are very sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with your family in this time of need.

Name: Denise DuBose
Message: Sending my love and prayers to the family. May you be comforted with precious memories.

Name: Jacquelyn Marlowe
Message: May you all find peace,comfort and Love that he is with His Lord,Savior Jesus.

Name: Midge McGinnis
Message: Mr Perry was a gentleman who loved life and his family. I am so sorry for your loss.He will truly be missed.

Name: Rick Radcliff


Name: Tom Giannola
Message: Perry &Jeff, my condolences to your entire family.

Name: Garrett Greene
Message: My condolences to the dubose family

Name: Kathy Vickers
Message: Uncle Pery was the best man next to Granpaw Auther. Aunt Marge you will know what I am referring to. I will miss Uncle Perry. He had an amazing life and family. I wish I could be there to celebrate his life but work calls. I will be thinking of you all tomorrow. I love each and every one of you especially you Aunt Marge

Name: John Bianchi
Message: Sorry about your Dads passing to a better place. Liked his cars and work ethics. Keep on going Bros. Big shoes to fill.

Name: Keith Harrod
Message: Sympathy and Prayers for the family. I consider Perry being a special friend and neighbor.

Name: Ann Curry
Message: Thoughts and prayers to the family, my mother, Lucille Sharp Richey would have wanted me to let you know prayers are with you, she loved Marjie so much. Her daughter, Ann

Name: Acie & Beverly johnson
Message: Our condolences! A fine man and a wonderful family.

Name: Lynda Herring
Message: I am so sorry for your loss .I have always admired his kind ways his Christian beliefs .My mother was Mary Francis Wooley Saunders.She thought a lot of Mr Perry ,too .May God Bless you all

Name: Carmon Altman
Message: To Bev and family: May happy memories carry you though this time of sorrow.So sorry for your loss. May angels walk with you now and always.

Name: Lisa Christine-Trexler
Message: My prayers and heart felt condolences to all of the DuBose family.