Roy Eugene Upton

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Roy Eugene Upton passed away Feb. 4, 2020 in Lubbock. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at McMillan-Satterwhite Funeral Home in Graham with interment following at Pioneer Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Roy was born Feb. 21, 1940 in Vernon. He worked in oil and gas in Graham for many years and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents Cecil and Anna May Upton, sister Janie Gillespie, brothers Leroy Eugene, James Upton, and a grandson Bradley Gilbert. Survivors include three sisters; Anita Hall of Graham, Frances Hancock and Mary Ann Logsdons, both of Vernon; two brothers, Lonnie Upton of Graham and Larry Upton of Vernon; his wife Donna Upton; Children, Rita Rall, Rebecca Brake, John Upton, Debbie Gill, David Upton; Grandchildren, Jason Gilbert, Kristin Hesser, Anthony Brake, Jennifer Brake,  Jessica Brake, Brittany Brake, Keaton Hennesse, Blaze Upton, Colt Upton, Rachel May, Andrew Gill, Cadence Upton; 21 great grandchildren: Cynthia, Sydney, Savannah, Bella, Paige, Phoenix, Kaleb, Trey, Alyssa, Averi, Skylar, Devon, Adiken, Gwyneth, Bradley, Derrick, Kaeson, Ray, Bjorn, Baden, Dixie; one great great grandchild, Ensley.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.



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