Bruce Upthegrove: Feb. 29, 2012
Bruce Allen Upthegrove, 55, of Detroit Avenue, died Feb. 29 at his home. He was the son of Billie Sue Jordan Upthegrove and the late James Eugene Upthegrove. He was a former employee of Newtown Corporation. Additional survivors include four sisters, Beverly Upthegrove, Donna and husband Mike Rust, Connie and husband John Courtney, and Sabrena Wilson; a brother, Barry Upthegrove; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special lifetime friend, Melody McKinney. He was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Gayle Upthegrove. Services were at 5 p.m. Saturday at Betts & West Funeral Home with Carlos Elliott. Visitation was from 3-5 p.m. Saturday. Donations are suggested to the Living Donor Foundation at the University of Kentucky Hospital. www.BettsandWestfuneralhome.com.