Mr. Christopher G. Upton age 46 of Tazewell, TN was born May 11, 1973 and was welcomed into his heavenly home on March 14, 2020. He was a member of Midway Baptist Church. He was a member of the TNT Fire Department for 20 years. He took pride as a 2nd turn track steward at Tazewell Speedway. Chris was a welder at Homesteader for 18 years. He umpired little league, and enjoyed playing slow-pitch softball for many years.
He was preceded in death by his
Grandparents: Sewell and Gencie Upton
Robert and Lois Turner
Uncle: Steve Turner
Aunts: Ruby Overton
He is survived by his
Parents: Hobert and Lela Upton
Wife: Kristen Upton
Sister: Melissa Pancake
Nephews: Vince and wife Kayle Pancake
Several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers: Byron Turner
The family will receive friends Thursday 19, 2020 from 5PM till 7PM with funeral services to follow in the Claiborne~Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Ronnie Pressnell and Reverend Danny Sexton officiating. Music will be provided by Jamey Brown and Chelsey Estes. Graveside services will be Friday at 11AM in the Upton Cemetery.
~ Claiborne-Overholt Funeral home is honored to be serving the family ~