Raymond Dubree


Raymond Dubree, 86, of Pine Bluff, passed away Monday, January 13, 2014 at his home.

Born December 23, 1927, in Breckenridge, Texas, he was the son of the late Louis Cole and Minnie Gillatine Dubree. He was reared and received his education in Overton, Texas.

He moved to the Pine Bluff area in 1948, from Leesville,La. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1952, serving during the Korean War and achieving the rank of Sergeant.

In 1954, he married Shirley Marie Crossett in Pine Bluff. They spent nearly fifty-eight years together until she passed away in 2012.

Mr. Dubree assembled transformers at Central Maloney, Inc. for over forty years, retiring in 1991.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a daughter, Joyce Ann Lewis; his brothers, Odell, Hershel, and Donald Dubree, and one sister, Lona Ann Dubree.

He is survived by his daughter, Susan Haworth, of Chandler, Ariz.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister, Mary Karch, of N.J.

The family was assisted by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors. There will be no services at this time.

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