John S. Upton

John S. Upton
John S. Upton, 90, died June 27 at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari following an extended illness. Upton was born Oct. 21, 1913 in Roswell.
Upton was a rancher in Roswell and also served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Upton is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dilys in 1988, and his parents, Hiram and Marguerite Upton and a brother, Bradley.
Upton’s body will lie in state at Dunn Funeral Home through Wednesday evening. The body will be cremated and memorial services will be announced at a later date.