Lewis H. Gupton, 86, of Campbellsville, died at 5:40 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Radcliff, Ky.
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Son of the late Robert Gupton and Sally Sanders Gupton, he was born May 17, 1927, in Taylor County.
He professed faith in Christ and attended God's Grace Church.
He was a Korean veteran, having served his country honorably in the United States Army with Battery B 623rd FABN.
He was a retired farmer and construction worker and former employee of Bourbon Cooperage and Fruit of the Loom and had served as a Campbellsville Police officer and Taylor County Sheriff's deputy.
He married Marie Barnes on Nov. 12, 1949.
Besides his wife, Marie Gupton of Campbellsville, survivors include three sons, Ronnie Gupton and his wife, Lisa, of Campbellsville, Larry Gupton and his wife, Edna, of Brandenburg, Ky., and Jerry Gupton of Miamisburg, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Michelle Tucker, Brandon Gupton, Jade Sanders and Darren Gupton of Campbellsville; Jason Gupton of Springboro, Ohio; Sarah Nottingham of Indianapolis, Ind.; and Lindsey Saylor of Franklin, Ind.; seven great-grandchildren; three brothers and their spouses, George and Carolyn Gupton and Bill and Lena Gupton, all of Campbellsville, and Lawrence and Audrey Gupton of Greensburg, Ky.; a sister, Laverne and Dennis Crawley Jr. of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Richard Sweeney, Bob Gupton, Tom Gupton and Charlie Gupton; and a sister, Opal Beyl.
Funeral was Friday, Jan. 3, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville. Bro. Billy Adams officiated.
Burial was in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.
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Published in Central Kentucky News-Journal on Jan. 7, 2014