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Andrew Allen Hupp / October 05, 2020

Andrew Allen Hupp of Halifax died Saturday Oct. 3, 2020 at Chippenham Hospital in Richmond. He was born on Jan. 27, 1939, and was 81 years old. He was the son of the late Charles Allen Hupp and the late Mary Blanch Hupp. He was a retired truck driver and was an avid ham radio operator.

Mr. Hupp is survived by three sons, Michael Scott Hupp and wife Angie of South Boston,

Randy Page Hupp and wife Karen of Halifax, and Barry Glenn Hupp and wife Melinda of Halifax; his fiancé, Peggy Eaton of Graham, N.C.; grandchildren B J Hughes and wife Sheila of Clays Mill, Marissa Hupp and fiancé Chris James of Halifax, Zachary Hughes of South Boston, Joshua Hupp of Halifax and Evan McNamee of South Boston; and great grandchild Jayden Hughes.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Virginia Woolridge and one brother, Charles Riley Hupp.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family will receive friends at the home of Barry and Melinda Hupp, 2065 Swain Road, Halifax.

In lieu of flowers, please consider St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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