A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Cameron Dupré at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2023, in the Skip Montet Memorial Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Opelousas.
Family and Friends are invited to attend the visitation from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2023. The family requests that you dress comfortably and spend time with the family sharing your memory or favorite story of Cameron. There will be some of Cameron’s favorite refreshments in the Event Room at the funeral home for everyone to enjoy.
All friends and family are welcome to attend and celebrate the life of this incredible young soul whose life touched so many lives positively.
Cameron James Dupré was a caring and loving gentleman with a huge heart who left this world on May 29, 2023, in Lafayette, Louisiana, at the age of 24. Cameron was born on April 20, 1999, in Houston, Texas, was raised in Opelousas, Louisiana and grew up to be an extraordinary young man. Cameron graduated in 2017, from Magnet Academy for Cultural Arts (MACA) in Opelousas, Louisiana in theatre at the age of 18. He continued his studies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he was majoring in Biology.
Cameron's love for acting started when he was only six years old while participating in the Summer Camp at Opelousas Little Theatre. He spent many years with leading and musical roles as well as sound in the Opelousas Little Theatre. He played the mouse in Cinderella, the Oompa Loompa in Willie Wonka, Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit, Thurston Howell III in Gilligan’s Island, and a singing debut in Rocky Horror Picture Show. Apart from his love for theatre, Cameron enjoyed traveling and spending time outdoors with family and friends. He visited Toronto, Canada, and Niagara Falls during his senior trip with loved ones. Camping, hiking, and visiting state parks were some of his favorite outdoor adventures. He was a Second Class Scout with Boy Scout Troop #165 and previously served as Assistant Patrol Leader with Troop #144 of Opelousas with the Evangeline Area Council Boy Scouts of America.
Cameron was a certified emergency medical technician (EMT). He was also passionate about biology. Having a passion for animal care, Cameron cared for animals locally as the Vet Technician at the Emergency Vet Clinic in Lafayette, Louisiana. He shared his love for animals through his work with the Pets Without Vets Mission while working on a mission trip in Mexico. Cameron enjoyed playing video games with friends online from all over the globe during his free time. He was a collector of Mont Blanc pens and had a vast fashion sense for shoes.
However, spending wonderful moments with family was one of his favorite things to do. He cherished every moment spent with them. Cameron's legacy will never be forgotten as his memory will live on through our hearts. He is survived by his parents, Eugene “Ray” Dupré II and Nichole Doucet Dupré; his brother, Eugene “Tré” Dupré, III; his paternal grandparents, Eugene “Gene” Dupré and wife, Lynda Richard Dupré; and paternal grandmother, Melinda Terracina; and his maternal grandfather, James Doucet. He is also survived by his aunts and uncles: Ross Dupré and wife, Amanda and their children, Amelia and Abelie; Michelle Pavy and husband, Felix and their daughter, Maria; Chuck Doucet and wife, Melanie and his children, Chelsea and Seth; and David Doucet and wife, Jacinda and his daughter, Nikki; Jenee Doucet, Andrea Doucet, and Samantha Doucet; his godmother, Stacy Wimberly and husband, Mitch and their children, Morgan, Zan, and Elle; and his godfather, Jody Richard and wife, Kim and their daughter, Mia; a host of cousins, extended family, friends, and his beloved cat, Henry.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Dolores Quebedeaux Doucet Sibille and Lowell A. Sibille, Jr.; step grandmother, Joyce Manuel Doucet; paternal great-grandparents: L. T. Dupré, Sr.; and Clifton “Cliff” Veillon and Amy Soileau Dupre Veillon; Tony Terracina and Verlie Smith Terracina; maternal great-grandparents: Odile Lagrange Quebedeaux Reed and Clovis Quebedeaux; and Lorenzo Doucet and Olive Bellard Doucet. He was also preceded in death by his longtime close companion, his beloved cat, Sebastian, and many other pets.
Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at www.lafondardoin.com.