James Lamar Upton, 80 of Guntersville died Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at Barfield Health Care.

Mr. Upton was born Dec. 17, 1940, in Rome, Ga., to Wilford P. Upton and Willie Ruth Battles Upton.

He was a retired contractor, avid outdoors man and enjoyed collecting all types of guns.

He is survived by his daughter: Kim Motley of Albertville; grandchildren: Mark and Laura Upton, Hannah and John Walker and Jay and Jessica Motley; six great-grandchildren; brother: Jimmy Upton of Albertville.

He was preceded in death by his son: Marty Upton; and brother and sister-in-law: Howard and Betty Upton.

The family chose to honor his wishes by cremation with no formal memorial service held at the present time. Gober Funeral Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.

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