FORMER MAYOR’S FUNERAL HELD SATURDAY

Al Dupont Funeral

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REMEMBERING AL DUPONT:

<a href=”https://wvua23.com/former-tuscalooa-mayor-al-dupont-dies-at-94/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Former Tuscaloosa Mayor Al DuPont Dies at 94:</a> July 31, 2019

Dozens gathered this weekend in Tuscaloosa to honor former mayor Al DuPont.

Funeral mass was held at St. Francis Catholic Church on Aug. 4, followed by a burial at Evergreen Cemetery. A 21-gun salute also took place. DuPont is buried next to his wife, Margaret.

DuPont served six terms as Tuscaloosa’s mayor, from 1981 to 2005. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and was awarded two Purple Hearts for his bravery.

He passed away on July 31 at age 94 at a nursing home in Texas.

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