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12/22/2020 9:32:00 AM
Kenneth Wilber Lupton
August 25, 1933 - December 20, 2020

Kenneth Wilber Lupton, 87, of Springfield passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 11:13 a.m. at Concordia Village in Springfield, Ill.

He was born on August 25, 1933 in Shelbyville, Ill. the son of James Wilber and Clara M. (Furr) Lupton. He attended Sparks Business College and Southern Illinois University. He also served as a Corporal in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.

He married Marilyn D. Roberts on May 25, 1963 in the Shelbyville Christian Church in Shelbyville, Ill. Ken retired as an engineering technician for the State of Illinois. He was a member of the Taylorville Christian Church, Charter member of the Edinburg Lions Club for 35 years, Coles County Barbershop Chorus, VFW Post #4495 and the NRA for 55 years.

He is survived by his wife: Marilyn Lupton. survived by daughter: Monica A. (Christopher) Wright of Rochester, Ill., son: Gregory S. (Ann) Lupton of Palmer, Ill., grandchildren: Hannah and Claire Lupton and Sarah Wright, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Carl and Lowell Lupton.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 26, 2020 from 1:00-3:00p.m. at Taylorville Christian Church in Taylorville, Ill. There will be a celebration of life at a later date.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Please sign their online guest book at

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