Henry A. “Duey” DuPont, 90, of Springfield, died Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at Bickford House.
He was born August 8, 1931 in Springfield, the son of Henry A. and Mary (Swoik) DuPont. He married Evelyn M. Harmony in 1951. She preceded him in death in 2011.
Henry was a United States Air Force veteran serving during the Korean War. He worked for Sangamo Electric, Patterson Brothers and Angelo’s House Building Supply. In 1976 he started his own business with his brother, DuPont Brothers Floor Covering, and retired after fifteen years. He was a member of Church of the Little Flower and Knights of Columbus Council #346.
Survivors include his sons, Maurice H. (Ginny) DuPont of Cincinnati, Ohio, Laurence E. (Judi) DuPont of Rochester and Richard A. DuPont of Springfield; 14 grandchildren; 33 great- grandchildren and one brother.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday, January 7, 2022 at Church of the Little Flower with Reverend Al Kemme officiating. Burial will follow at Rochester Cemetery.
Memorials may be made for Masses at Church of the Little Flower or Land of Lincoln Honor Flight. Staab Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.