Robert Lee Upton, 78, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Thursday June 4, 2020 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He was born March 21, 1942 in Dearborn County, IN, son of the late John Upton and Evelyn (Lipscomb) Chapin.
Robert worked in the salvage industry with over 20 years of service.
He served his country as a member of the United States Army, and was a member of Aurora American Legion.
Robert loved to fish, read and watch Western movies. He loved his little chihuahua, "Angel".
Robert is survived by 3 children; siblings, Gladys Gibbs, Venton "Bernie" (Wanda) Upton, and Leonard (Donna) Chapin; Uncle, James "Pete" Lipscomb; and several grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by father, John Upton, mother, Evelyn Chapin, step-dad, Leroy Chapin, and a brother, Eugene Upton.
Memorial Services will be held on Sunday, June 14, 2020 from 3:00-4:00 pm at the Moores Hill Church of Christ with Pastor Tito Pel officiating.
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