Richard F. Upperman

October 28, 1931 - February 19, 2021

10/28/1931 - 02/19/2021

Past Services

Wednesday February 24, 2021
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Wednesday February 24, 2021
6:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions

Richard F. Upperman, 89 of Bellaire, Ohio died Friday, February 19, 2021 at the Valley Hospice South’s Liza’s Place in Wheeling, West Virginia.

He was born October 28, 1931 in Bellaire, Ohio son of the late Henry C. and Edna Mae Grimm Upperman.

Richard was a retired employee of the former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation Martins Ferry Mill, member of the South Bellaire United Methodist Church, Ohio Valley Street Survivors, Good Guys Car Club and a US Army veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Marjorie Niedert. Surviving is his children, Linda (Jim) Lish of Bellaire, Ohio and Richard W. (Elaine) Upperman of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Also four grandchildren, Becky Glass, Michelle (Jeremy) Bauserman, Ryan Lish and Wesley Upperman and four great grandchildren, Austin Bishop, Dalton Bauserman, Caleb Bauserman and Lauren Glass.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Wednesday from 3 pm until time of services at 6 pm with Pastor Jim Lish officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Valley Hospice South’s Liza’s Place by going to

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2 years ago


Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
2 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Richard F. Upperman, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Richard F. Upperman, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Sherri Marlin
2 years ago

My deepest sympathy ,Love and Prayers for you and your family. ❤️❤️

Ray naebele
2 years ago

Fellows car club member only knew Rick for a few years always enjoyed hearing his stories of his time in Korea they don’t make them like him anymore see you in the great cruise in the sky for ever young

Judi McGarry
2 years ago

To Linda & family, My thoughts & prayers are with you all during this sad time! Wish I could be there to give you hugs! The only thing that comforts me in times like this is that they are well & thriving in heaven & we made wonderful memories while they were here with us! I’m sure you have many fond memories of your father! Hang on to those! God bless you all! Love ya! Judi

Judy Steele
2 years ago

Our deepest sympathy and prayers to Linda and family…. Lynn and Judy Steele