Alexander “Alex” Keith Gupton, 26, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, son of Darren Gupton and Angela Skaggs, both of Campbellsville, was born on April 7th, 1995, in Hardin County and departed this life on Saturday, November 6th, 2021.
He professed his faith in Christ and was of Christian faith. He attended 3Trees Church in Campbellsville.
Alex was a 2013 graduate of Taylor County High School. He started playing football at 5 years old and proudly wore #25 football jersey for the Taylor County Cardinals where he played many positions throughout his high school career. He was an avid UK and Colts fan. He enjoyed hunting, working, and loved his family. He was currently employed by Caldwell Tanks as a "TANKIE" welder building water towers. He was known by his family and friends as “being tougher than nails.” Alex attended WKU and Lexington Community College.
Alex is survived by:
His father: Darren Gupton (Beth) of Campbellsville.
His mother: Angela Skaggs (Robert) of Campbellsville.
One brother: Jake Gupton of Campbellsville.
Six sisters: Joscelyn Milby of Campbellsville; Macaela Hansford of Campbellsville; Saylor Gupton of Campbellsville; Hannah Gupton of Campbellsville; Raina Simpson (Dustin), and Sawyer Gupton of Campbellsville.
Grandparents: David and Rita Byrne of Leitchfield; Doris Hansford and Tretha Dugger both of Campbellsville.
One niece and one nephew along with many other relatives and friends.
Alex is preceded in death by his grandparents: Gerry Dugger, Rufus F. Hansford, Sr., and Jenna Rose Ferguson.
VISITATION: Thursday, November 11th, 2021, from 6:00pm-8:00pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
FUNERAL: Friday, November 12th, 2021, at 2:00pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
Pallbearers: Blake Penn, Dustin Burton, Taylor Spoon, and Levi Richardson.
Burial to follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.
The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Mr. Alex Gupton at our funeral home. May God bless you during this difficult time.
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