William Lee Rupright

December 2, 1940 ~ January 15, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

William Rupright Obituary

William Lee “Bill” Rupright, age 83, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2024, surrounded by his family at Henry Ford Hospital Jackson.  He was born on December 2, 1940 to Paul and Lillian (Juckett) Rupright in Coldwater, MI.  He is survived by his children Paul Rupright, Joshua (Michela) Rupright, and Stacy (Keith Hersch) Evernham; grandchildren Jonathan Walker, Lilyanna Rupright, and Madilyn Rupright, and Alice Ricchetti; numerous cousins and special friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Kathryn (White) Rupright in 2004 and his parents.

Bill graduated from Coldwater High School in 1959 and attended Western Michigan University.  He retired as a Fisheries Technician Supervisor after 35 years from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division.  He was a Life-Member of the Jackson County Sportsmen’s Club and active in the NRA, Munith Rod and Gun Club, American Trap Shooting Association and Amateur Trap Shooting Association.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trap shooting, and vacationing at the cabin.

According to his wishes, cremation has taken place.  Services will be held at the Watson Funeral Chapel, 2590 Spring Arbor Road, Jackson, MI Saturday January 20, 2024 at 3:00pm. The family will receive friends from 2:00pm until the time of service.  Memorial contributions may be made to The Amateur Trap Shooting Association, 1105 East Broadway P.O. Box 519 Sparta, IL 62286, Michigan Trap Shooting Association, 1534 W Service Rd, Mason, MI 48854 or the Charity of your choice. 

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January 20, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Watson Funeral Chapel - Jackson
2590 Spring Arbor Road
Jackson, Mi 49203

Celebration of Life
January 20, 2024

3:00 PM
Watson Funeral Chapel - Jackson
2590 Spring Arbor Road
Jackson, Mi 49203


Amateur Trap Shooting Association
1105 East Broadway; P. O. Box 519, Sparta IL 62286

Michigan Trap Shooting Association
1534 W. Service Road, Mason MI 48854

Charity of Your Choice


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