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Written by  Thursday, 10 January 2019 12:08
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Allen Keith Upton of Hodgen, Oklahoma was born November 3, 1943 in Kinta, Oklahoma to Charles Allen and Cora (Weatherton) Upton and passed away January 6, 2019 in Fort Smith, Arkansas at the age of 75.

 

He is survived by:

His wife:
Belinda Upton of the home

One daughter:
April Massey and husband Robert of Texas

Two step-daughters:
Stephanie Gibson of Arkansas
Terra Rogers and husband Jeff of Oklahoma

One son:
David Allen Upton of Texas

One step-son:
Tommy McClain and wife Becky of Arkansas

One sister:
Cheryl Sue Dustin and husband Chase of Texas

One brother:
Charles D. Upton and wife Sue of Texas

Father-in-law and mother-in-law:
Steve and Betty Wood of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Two brothers-in-law:
Tony Wood and family
Mark Wood and daughter

Four nieces:
Chelsea Dustin of Texas
Hannah Dustin of Texas
Angela Bivens and husband Doug and family of Texas
Cari Wright and husband Darian and family of Texas

16 grandchildren:
Brent Massey, Natalie Massey, Ryan Massey, Aspen, Ainsley, Andyn, and Asher Gibson, Emma, Sophia, Lily, and Gage Rogers, Dustin, Adelain, and Brayden McClain, Colt and Preston Lemly

Several other loved ones and host of friends

 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

 

Keith was a long-time resident of the area, a member of Stapp-Zoe Baptist Church, and a member of the Heavener Masonic Lodge #154.

 

He was a retired Food Service Superintendent at the James E. Hamilton Correctional Facility, where he worked for 21 years.

 

Keith loved spending time with his family and friends.

 

He also enjoyed riding motorcycles. Keith will be greatly missed by many.

 

Memorial services will be 2 p.m., Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Stapp-Zoe Baptist Church with Reverend Dan Lynch officiating.

 

Burial will be in the San Bois Cemetery in Haskell County.

 

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.

 

To sign Mr. Upton’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com

 

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