Virgil T. Lupton, 82, of Leavenworth passed away May 19, 2013. He was born October 16, 1930 in Rocky Ford, Colo., to Joseph Lupton and Marie Abbott. After graduating from the Leavenworth High School in 1948, he joined the United Stated Air Force and retired in 1965. Virgil then went to work for the Social Security Administration until 1995. In 1997 he became owner and operator of the Veteran and Yellow Cab Company in Leavenworth.
Virgil was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Avery Hirshler. He is survived by a son, Robert Lupton, a daughter, Barbara DeZort, a brother, William Abbott and one sister, Karen Vogel.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at the Leavenworth National Cemetery. Condolences may sent to www.davisfuneralchapelinc.com