Donald Wayne Upton, Apache, was born November 22, 1960, in Oklahoma City, to Calvin Lee Upton and Beulah Louise Denton Upton Huckleberry. He passed away on December 20, 2018, in Oklahoma City, at the age of 58. Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 23, 2018, at 2:00pm at the Apache First Pentecostal Holiness Church, officiated by Caleb McDowell. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Crews Funeral Home.
Donnie graduated from Apache High School in 1979. He then attended the Caddo Kiowa Technology Center in Fort Cobb, where he studied auto mechanics. He was employed as an electrician/plumber. His favorite pastimes were watching his daughter play softball and taking the kids fishing. He enjoyed watching NASCAR races and Dale Earnhardt. He also liked the OU Sooners.
He is survived by his mother, Beulah Upton Huckleberry; children: Erika Derryberry of Fletcher, Laken and Dillon Pettit of Carnegie, Chantz and Khambrey Flinn of Snyder, Kenlee and Stephanie Upton of Yukon, Colby Upton of Apache, Jeffery Upton of Apache, and Shylar Turner of Apache; grandchildren: Rylee, Isaac, and Gavin Derryberry, Adlee Pettit, Milli Paul, and Brynlee and Boston Flinn; and brother: Johnny and Kristy Upton and nieces, Madison, Greydon, and Anderson of Yukon.
He is preceded in death by his father, Calvin Upton; brother, Jeffery Upton; and grandparents, Elmer and Helen Denton and Roy and Dorothy Upton.
Memorial contributions can be made in Donnie’s name to the Apache First Pentecostal Holiness Church or the Apache Clothes Closet.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.crewsfh.com.