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Roy Eugene Upton

Roy Eugene Upton passed away Feb. 4, 2020 in
Lubbock, Texas. A funeral service was held at 1 p.m.,
Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at McMillan-Satterwhite Funeral
Home in Graham with interment following at Pioneer
Cemetery. Family visitation was Friday at the funeral
Roy was born Feb. 21, 1940 in Vernon, Texas. 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 3 sisters; Anita Hall of Graham, Frances Hancock
and Mary Ann Logsdons, both of Vernon; 2 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; 1 great-great-grandchild, Ensley.
In lieu of fl owers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude
Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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