Jack Upham Obituary

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Jack William Upham

June 26, 1921 - January 19, 2014
Obituary

Maj. Jack W. Upham, USA Ret. departed this world on his next adventure on January 19, 2014. Educated at Riverside Military Academy and the United States Armed Forces Institute, he was a private investor, avid aviator, marksman and horseman. A veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, he was twice wounded and the recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross with one oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star Medal and the Air Medal with eight oak leaf clusters, among others. Preceded in death by his wife of forty two years, Nancy Upham, and son, Jack W. Upham, Jr. He is survived by his daughters, Candace & husband, David Carrabba,...
Maj. Jack W. Upham, USA Ret. departed this world on his next adventure on January 19, 2014.

Educated at Riverside Military Academy and the United States Armed Forces Institute, he was a private investor, avid aviator, marksman and horseman.

A veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, he was twice wounded and the recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross with one oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star Medal and the Air Medal with eight oak leaf clusters, among others.

Preceded in death by his wife of forty two years, Nancy Upham, and son, Jack W. Upham, Jr.

He is survived by his daughters, Candace & husband, David Carrabba, and Rebecca & husband, William S. (Nick) Nichols, III, his son, Craig & wife, Sue Upham, and grandsons, William S. Nichols, IV, Grant J. Carrabba and Jeremy H. Nichols.

A memorial service will be held at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, College Station, Texas at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to "St. Thomas Episcopal Early Learning Center Scholarship Fund" at 906 George Bush Dr., College Station, Texas 77840 is suggested.

"My thoughts are with you and your family, Becky. I can't help but feel you've been blessed to have your dad as long as you have." Beverly Lane (Jersey Village, TX)

This Guest Book has 4 entries. View Complete Guest Book

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now

Audio Condolences

Use your phone to dial in a free personalized message. Click here to make an entry or listen to recordings from friends and family.