Edwin R. Upperman, 85 of Bellaire, Ohio died Monday, March 14, 2016 at the East Ohio Regional Hospital in Martins Ferry, Ohio.
He was born May 7, 1930 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late Gordon and Florence (Ross) Upperman.
Edwin was a retired tool and die maker for the former Clevite Corporation and a Methodist by faith. He was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
He was a skilled metal worker, enjoyed making knives and jewelry and a talented wood craver. He will be truly missed by his loving wife and family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, William Upperman.
Surviving are his wife, Lucille (Mlynek) Upperman, whom he married on July 28, 1956 in Bellaire, Ohio, three children, Randy Upperman, Lori (Dante) Battistelli and Diana (Gary) Landers all of Bellaire, Ohio, two sisters, Betty DePaulis of Bellaire, Ohio and Lillian Parker of Benwood, West Virginia. Also seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Edwin requested that there be no visitation or services. Final arrangements will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio.
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