Richard F. â€œDickâ€ Hupp, 84, of Gratiot, died at 3:56 a.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at Genesis Hospice- Morrison House. He was born April 13, 1926, in Gratiot, to the late Jerry I. and Georgia Irvin Hupp. He retired from Kaiser Aluminum in 1982 and was a WWII Army Veteran. He was a member of St. Lukeâ€™s Lutheran Church, American Legion Post 29, VFW George Selsam Post #1058, Moose Lodge #867 of Zanesville and the Am. Vets Post 51 of Thornville.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Patricia Barks Hupp; three daughters, Debbie (Alan) Mitchell of New Albany, Denise (Jay) Whitehurst of Orlando, Fla. and Dixie Hupp of Hillard; and three grandchildren, Gregory Whitehurst, Bryan Whitehurst, and Benjamin Mitchell.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Clyde Allen Hupp and Gale Hupp; and a sister-in-law, Charlotte Hupp.
Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at the Bolin- DIerkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville where funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, 2011 with Pastor Brian George officiating. Burial will follow at Poplar Forks Cemetery, Gratiot where VFW George Selsam Post #1058 will hold Military rites.
Memorial contributions may be made to Genesis Hospice- Morrison House, 713 Forest Avenue, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.
To send a note of condolence, a sympathy card or comfort food to the Hupp Family: www.bolin-dierkesfuenralhome.com