Charles H. Upton (1929 - 2019)

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  • "Charlie's passing has left a hole in the lives and hearts..."
    - Bob Miner
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    - Joe & Marti Reed
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    - Charles Upton
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Service Information
Swan-Law Funeral Directors
501 North Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO
Friday, May 17, 2019
1:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church
219 E. Bijou Street
Colorado Springs, CO
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August 5, 1929
May 6, 2019
Charles H. Upton, born 8-5-29, age 89, went to be with the Lord 5-6-19.
Charlie attended Radio School in Boston and classes at Colorado College. He enjoyed working as an Engineer at KRDO for 54 years.
He was an active member of First Presbyterian Church and donated his time in several volunteer positions. Charlie loved spending time with his family, and Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) as an Audiovisual Technician and as a guide at Glen Eyrie Castle. He also volunteered at the District Attorney's office as an advocate for victims of domestic violence. Survived by his beloved wife, Kathy Upton who he was married to for 28 years. Also survived by their children, Chuck Upton (Connie), Janet Vincent (Dany), Mitch Upton (Coco), Chip MacEnulty (Kristen), Michelle Selvig, 12 grandchildren, and 3 greatgrandchildren. Service will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou Street, Colorado Springs, May 17, 1:00 p.m. Nursery will be available, reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the MOPS organization at First Presbyterian Church.
Charlie touched the lives of many with his kindness, wisdom and his deep Christian faith.

Published in The Gazette on May 12, 2019
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