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In Memory of
Elbert Dubenion
February 16, 1933 - December 26, 2019

Sunday, December 29th from 2-5 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Monday, December 30th 2 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Blendon Central Cemetery

Elbert "Duby" Dubenion, age 86, passed away Thursday December 26, 2019, in Westerville, Ohio. Elbert died from complications of Parkinson's Disease. Duby played football for the Buffalo Bills from 1960-1968. In November 1995, his name and number (#44) was added to the Bills' stadium wall Ring of Honor. Elbert attended Bluffton College, where he met his wife of 60 years, Marilyn Rose Earl. Elbert served in the United States Army from 1953-1955 discharged with an honorable release. Survived by his daughters, Debra Tomlinson, Carolyn Dubenion, Susan (Townsend) Smith and Lisa Bozeman; grandchildren, Sean Kelley, Chris (Danielle) Dubenion, Susan Bozeman, Tiffany (Chris) Hanna, Erica Bozeman, Ashley Tomlinson, Jack Tomlinson, Lauren Smith, Alex Smith, Tyler Smith, Jordan Dubenion and Grant Smith; great-grandchildren, Keagan Morris, Brayden Morris, Aubrelynn Hanna, Raymond Thompson Jr, and Wiley Earl Dubenion; siblings, Moody Dubenion, Walter (Lavern) Dubenion and Emory (Mary Anne) Dubenon. Preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Rose Dubenion, parents Ben and Lily (Bloss) Dubenion, and seven brothers. Visitation will be held Sunday, December 29th from 2-5 pm at Moreland Funeral Home, 55 East Schrock Rd., Westerville, OH 43081 where service will be held Monday, December 30th at 2 pm, Chaplin Deb Click, officiating. Interment Blendon Central Cemetery The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice for their compassion, empathy and excellent care.


Jim Lehmann

Dec 28, 2019

We fans of years of yore, remember well the fastest Bill around... was it Golden Wheels, I believe! Our prayers from Bill's country are for your family, and our memories of your years spent here! RIP, Elbert!


South High School Alumni Association

Dec 29, 2019

The South High School Alumni Association and its Board of Directors want to express our sympathy and send condolences at the death of your loved one. Our entire South High School family is diminished by his passing.


Paul Mortinger

Dec 29, 2019