Upton, Danny

Worked For Shaw Industries For 24 Years

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Danny Upton, of Apison, died on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at his residence.

A native of Fort Meade, Md., he was a lifelong resident of Fort Oglethorpe, before moving to Apison nine years ago. A graduate of Lakeview High School, he had been employed with Shaw Industries for the past 24 years and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

He was also preceded in death by his mother, June Upton.

Survivors include his wife, Robin Upton; daughter, Morgan Cawood and son, Colton Gravitt, both of Apison; two stepsons, Sammy Boles, Apison and Jamie (Heather) Boles, Calhoun, Tn.; stepdaughter, Niki Boles, Apison; four grandchildren, Amelia, Kendell, Cameron and Dillan; father George Upton, Lakeview, Ga.; three brothers, Jeff (Jodie) Upton and Tommy (Lori) Upton, all of Ringgold, Ga., and Steve Upton; sister, Sheree (Allan) Weeks, Chickamauga, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 24, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Bill Broome officiating.

Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road.


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