Charles Joseph “Joe” Upton 77 of Clinton, IL passed away 2:33 AM March 19, 2018, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Lincoln, IL.
Memorial services will be 2 PM, Sunday, March 25, 2018, at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with J. Kent Hickerson, officiating. Visitation will be 1 – 2 PM at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the Clinton Police Department or the DeWitt County Animal Shelter.
Joe was born May 9, 1940, the son of Samuel and Zola Upton.
Survivors include his daughter, Nancy Miller, Springfield, IL; 5 grandchildren: Kirsten Bolinger, Katie Bolinger, Emma Bolinger, Tyler Upton, and Kaelym Upton; and the love of his life, Joy Rolofson, Clinton, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 son, Mark Steven Upton.
Joe was an avid gun collector and fisherman. He enjoyed walks and drives in the country and nature photography. Joe also enjoyed going to Branson, MO, out to dinner, and the movies.