TROY - David Allen Upton, 70, formerly of West Milton, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at Koester Pavilion, Troy. He was born Dec. 7, 1942, in Dayton.
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He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Edythe (Duerr) Upton; a brother, Richard; and a grandson, A. David.
He is survived by three children, Tresa (Robert) Poeppelman of Troy, Tracy Durst of Pitsburg and Timothy (Kathryn) Upton of Oakwood; seven grandchildren, Matthew Upton, Jeremy Smith, Molly Sue Smith, Harley Skinner, Sophi Durst, Nathaniel Paul Upton, and Seth Allen Upton; brother, John (Johanna) Upton of Kettering; sister,Martha Wells of Springfield, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps, was a past commander and life member of the American Legion Post 487 of West Milton.
Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Monday at Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami St., West Milton, followed immediately by full military honors. His remains will be interred at the Dayton National Cemetery.
Online memories may be left for the family at www.hale-sarver.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Dec. 26, 2012