LOUISBURG ––Early C. “Earl” Gupton, III, 59, of Louisburg, passed away Friday, April 5, 2013. He was born September 2, 1953. He was the son of E.C. and Margaret P. Gupton.

Along with his parents, Earl is survived by his daughters Lindsay L. Gupton and Jennifer “Jenny” J. Gupton, one grandson, all of Louisburg; sister and brother in law, Patsy G. and Bob Gardner of Castalia.

A graveside service was held on Monday, April 8, at 2 pm at Lancaster Memorial Park, with Rev, Henry Stamper officiating.