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Robert M. Upton

Raleigh, North Carolina

Oct 7, 1928 – Apr 18, 2016


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Brown-Wynne Funeral Home Obituary

Robert McLean Upton left this earth to join his Lord and Savior on April 18, 2016, following a brief, unexpected illness. Bob was born to the late Robert Hamilton Upton and John Eloise (McLean) Upton on October 7, 1928 in Fayetteville, NC. Bob served in the US Navy 1946-48. He graduated from...

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Daddy and Jim Simons - upon retirement as Geology Bd Admin

Daddy and his mother, Johnnie McLean Upton

I am very sorry to hear about Bob's passing. He was a kind and loving person with many friends across the State. I feel hornored to have known him and this family. We will have the family in our prayers. Jerry & Sara Ashley - W Jefferson nC

I am saddened to read about Robert M. Upton's death.
I am an ancestor on the McLean's. My Grandmother was Kate Beatrice McLean Ayers of Oak City. My mother. Marguerite Ayers Rogers told many stories of visiting her Grandparents.
I knew Alma McLean Brower, Ella McLean, Mary McLean Hobbs, all great-aunts.
I also recall meeting Dr. James McLean and his family at a few reunions.
I once met Jonnie Upton in Raleigh with my Mom.
I am sorry to intrude at a time as this but...

We are so sorry to hear about Bob. He was such a great Gentleman; always so sweet and polite; a pleasure to be with. We just found out today. We will certainly keep the family in our prayers. Love, Jerry & Melba Hobgood

So sorry Love Sam and Terrapin

Eleanor and Barbara, I am so sorry to hear that Bob has passed. He was one outstanding gentleman and will surely be missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers.