The Union Recorder


July 23, 2013

Robert Upright Sr. obit, July 23, 2013

Robert Upright Sr. obit

MILLEDGEVILLE — Mr. Robert K. Upright Sr., 64, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, July 25, 2013, at 3 p.m. in Williams Funeral Home Chapel.

The family will be at the funeral home Thursday from 1 p.m. until the service hour to receive friends. Mr. Upright was a native of Kannapolis, N.C., and had made his home in Milledgeville.

He was the son of the late Robert Junior Upright and preceded in death by his mother-in-law, "Nanny" Betty Bowen.

He celebrated his 44th wedding anniversary on May 24, worked with Ford Motor Company for 12 years and owned Roberts Automotive for 12 years.

He was lovingly known as "Cotton," Daddy, Daddy Robert, PawPaw and Mr. Robert.

He is survived by his wife, Elaine Davis Upright; children, Jamie "Sissie" Hartley Jimmy Harrison; Robert Jr. and Tara Upright; Robin Upright, Jason Upright and Kasey; Ray and Angel Harold; CJ and Kristy Upright; Rob and Lynn Rollins; and Scott Little; and mother, Doris Price. Also surviving is a gaggle of grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and countless other friends and relatives whose lives were impacted by Robert's love and generosity.

Express online condolences at

Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville has charge of arrangments.

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