Edgar B. Lupton Jr. (Ed), 65, was born Jan. 14, 1943 in Passaic, N.J. He was raised as an only child.
After graduating from high school he married Joanne Kowtko on July 13, 1963, in East Patterson, N.J. In 1965, they welcomed their daughter, Donna, and two years later, they added a son, William (Billy) to the family. In 1969, the family moved to California.
Mr. Lupton worked as a Senior Utility Supervisor for Militas, Calif. He retired in 1990. He and his wife moved to Oregon in 2003 to be near their children. Mr. Lupton’s interests included fishing, hunting, camping, gardening and woodworking, but most of all he loved being "Papa" to his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Joanne, of Eagle Point; daughter, Donna D’Inzillio, of Central Point; his son, William "Billy" Lupton, of Jacksonville; his father, Edgar Lupton, Sr., of Medford; and six grandchildren.
The memorial service for Mr. Lupton was held Nov. 29 at the Historic First Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville.