Charles Allen Lupton, age 78, of Ozark, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020, in his home. He was born July 22, 1942 in Ava, the son of William Wesley and Mary Modena (McCoy) Lupton.
Charles grew up in Ava, later moving to Ozark. He enjoyed fishing and going to deer camp. He gardened and took pride in his tomatoes. In 2006 he retired from Christian County Gas. Charles was a 30 year member of the Christian County Fraternal Order of Eagles #4262. He loved his dog, Molly, and took wonderful care of her and Molly’s companion, Susie.
He is survived by: four children, Charles Lupton Jr. of Ava, Harlan Lupton and wife Cathy of Billings, Carla Lupton of Ozark, and Gary Lupton of Sparta; a granddaughter, Kelsi; a brother, Kenneth Lupton and wife Joanne of Sparta; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, the mother of his children, Melva; brothers and sisters, William Wesley, Barden Hale, James Robert, Sarah Loretta, Anna Louise, and Pearly Christine.
A memorial service will be 1:00 PM Thursday, December 17, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor Kenneth Lupton officiating. Burial will follow in Ava City Cemetery at 3:00 PM. on Thursday.
Memorials in Charles’ name may be made to Christian County Fraternal Order of Eagles, 6293 N. 23rd Street, Ozark, MO 65721.