UPTON, JEREMIAH C., 26, August 31, 2015, Meadows Place, TX. Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home, Houlton.
Jeremiah Charles Upton
HOULTON and MEADOWS PLACE, TEXAS – Jeremiah Charles Upton, 26, of Meadows Place, TX, died August 31, 2015 as the result of a seizure. He was born August 26, 1989 in Myrtle Beach, SC, the son of Kevin Upton and Amanda (Kiser) Upton.
Jeremiah was a Chevalier and PMC of Mroz DeMolay Chapter in Falls Church, VA, and had completed his Fellowcraft degree in Freemasonry at Cherrydale #42 in Arlington, VA. He was a 2013 graduate of Radford University, a Visitor Service Representative at the Museum of Natural Science, a Research Assistant at Baylor College of Medicine and the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, and had received early acceptance to Harvard College in the pre-med program. Jeremiah also enjoyed collecting antique medical bottles and medical research books and spending time with Debbie and his Dad exploring the Maine woods.
He is survived by his father, Kevin and Debbie (Welton) Upton of Houlton; mother, Amanda Upton and Carl Garris of Texas; brother, Michael Upton and sister, Katelyn Upton, both of Texas; paternal grandparents, Charles and Ida (Cole) Upton of Monticello; paternal great-grandmother, Faye Cole of Monticello; uncle, Vernon and Rachel Upton and their son, Joshua, of Houlton; uncle, Pete Kiser (Renee), daughter, Kendall Kiser of Myrtle Beach, SC; uncle, Steve Kiser of Amsterdam, Netherlands; maternal grandmother, Betty Kiser of Sterling, VA; and many other relatives throughout the U.S.
He is predeceased by his paternal great-grandfather, Perry Cole and paternal great-grandparents, Ivan & Vivian Upton, and by his maternal grandfather, Hassan Kiser.
His funeral was held on Thurs., Sept. 24. If you wish, donations may be made to Monument Lodge #96, c/o Bowers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 579, Houlton, ME 04730. For online condolences and guestbook, please visit www. bowersfuneral.com.