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William (Bill) Gupton, Taylor Co., KY (1931-2014)

He was a native of Taylor County, KY, and a resident of Taylor County at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Robert Lewis Gupton and Sarah Katherine “Sally” Sanders Gupton. His wife of over 61 years, Lena Gupton, survives. He leaves 16 direct living descendants. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict having served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.
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William "Bill" Gupton, 83, of Campbellsville, KY died at 8:05pmET, Monday, September 15, 2014 in Campbellsville.

The funeral service will be at 9amCT/10amET, Thursday, September 18, 2014 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY by Dr. James Jones. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET at the funeral home.


William (Bill) Gupton, Taylor Co., KY (1931-2014)


He was born June 15, 1931 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Robert Lewis Gupton and Sarah Katherine "Sally" Sanders Gupton. He died Monday, September 15, 2014, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 83 years, three months.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.

He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict having served his country honorably in the United States Army.

He was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.

He united in marriage to Lena Benningfield December 24, 1953.

Besides his wife, Lena Gupton of Campbellsville, he is survived by the following:
  • One daughter and two sons: Pattie Waters and husband, Kenny of Campbellsville, KY; David Gupton and wife, Peggy of Knifley, KY; and Garry Gupton and wife, Terrie of Louisville, KY

  • Nine grandchildren: Chris Waters and wife, Crystal, Tonya Waters, Mandy Waters, Corey Waters and fiancee, Chelsea Hinebaugh; Dustin Gupton and wife, Tara, Courtney Michelle Gupton and fiancee, Jordan Grant; Grant Gupton, Grace Gupton and Gray Gupton

  • Five great-grandchildren: Ayden Waters, Atleigh Waters, Avery Thomas Gupton, Brennan Potter and Masen Potter

  • Two brothers and one sister: George Gupton and wife, Carolyn and Laverne Crawley and husband, Dennis, Jr. of Campbellsville, KY; and Lawrence Gupton and wife, Audrey of Greensburg, KY

  • Two sisters-in-law: Marie Gupton of Campbellsville, KY; and Virginia Sweeney of Richmond, KY
  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by five brothers and one sister: Richard Sweeney, Bob Gupton, Tom Gupton, Charlie Gupton, Lewis Gupton and Opal Beyl.

Expressions of sympathy should take the form of donations to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Building Fund and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Send a condolence to the family of William (Bill) Gupton

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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