PACOLET, SC-- Carl Harold Upton, 73, of 3773 Highway 150, Pacolet, died Saturday, February 16, 2013, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center. Born June 27, 1939, in Spartanburg, he was a son of the late Leon and Annie Fowler Upton. He was retired from Kirkland Mechanical, was of the Baptist faith, and was a veteran of the U. S. Army, having served in the 82nd Airborne Division.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Georgie Rogers Upton; a daughter, Lisa Upton; granddaughter, Natasha Estes; and great-grandchildren, Georgia and Cullen Estes, all of Greenville, SC; sister, Ann Maxwell of Lufkin, TX; brothers, C. W. Upton of Gaffney and Levant Upton of Pacolet; many nieces and nephews; and Renee and Jaylen Alexander, who are special to the family. He was predeceased by a sister, Betty Lou Pressley, and two brothers, Wofford and Thomas Upton.
Visitation will be 1:00-1:45 PM Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at Floyd's Pacolet Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 PM at the Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Norman Gardner. Burial will be in the Pacolet First Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family is at the home.
An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com.
Floyd's Pacolet Chapel
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2013