|Birth: ||Dec. 28, 1922|
|Death: ||Mar. 28, 2009|
UPTON, REVEREND GENE HOMER
Dec. 28, 1922 - Mar. 28, 2009
Gene was born in Tacoma. He was a minister for the Presbyterian Church.
Gene is survived by his wife, Shirley; sons, Keith, Kevin, Clark, Clay and Kent.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2009, in Tualatin Plains Presbyterian Church (Old Scotch Church), Hillsboro. Arrangements by Duyck & VanDeHey Funeral Home.
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Rev. Gene Upton, 86, service Saturday
Rev. Gene H. Upton, 86, Hillsboro, died March 28, 2009, at Avamere Rehabilitation, Hillsboro.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. April 4, at Tualatin Plains Presbyterian Church.
Rev. Upton was born Dec. 28, 1922, in Tacoma, Wash., a son of Homer and Flossie Upton. he graduated from high school in 1943 and was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1944. He served with the 8th Cavalry, 1st Div., as a medic and chaplain, and participated in the Luzon and Leyte campaigns. He received the Bronze Star and was honorably discharged in 1946.
He finished his studies at Pacific Lutheran university and graduated with a Bachelor of Divinity in 1952 from San Francisco Theological Seminary.
He married Shirley Folsom, Aug. 11, 1949.
He served Presbyterian churches in Tacoma, Coulee City and Wenatchee, Wash. From 1960 - 1968 he served in Rawlins, Wyo., and then at Tualatin Plains Presbyterian Church from 1970 - 1986.
He retired in 1986 but remained active in the ministry with local churches. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, traveling, hiking, bicycling, and reading.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley; his sons, Keith, Kevin, Clark, Clay and Kent Upton; brothers, Kenneth and Wilbur; a sister, Lois; and 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Remembrances: Tualatin Plains Presbyterian Church memorial fund.
Services: Westside Cremation & Burial Service, Hillsboro.
Ward Francis Folsom (1893 - 1959)
Maimee Joyce Rose Folsom (1900 - 1980)
Old Scotch Church Cemetery
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Record added: Apr 02, 2009
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