He was born Aug. 29, 1925, in Palestine, W.Va., son of the late Albert and Velma Collins Hupp of Elizabeth, W.Va.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Paul David; four sisters and two brothers; and sons-in-law, John Charles and David Spencer.
Mr. Hupp was the owner of M&K Maytag in Proctorville and the owner of French City Maytag in Gallipolis. He served 27 years of duty in the U.S. Navy during World War II, in which he received numerous medals, proudly serving his country.
Maurice is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Ollie Cornett Hupp; a brother, Doral and Winnie Hupp of Fredericksburg, Va.; daughters, Barbara Charles, Carolyn Spencer, and Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Jr. and Joyce Hupp Feltner of Troy, Ohio; and a son, Mark and Kim Hupp of Proctorville.
He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, Lilly Charles and fiance, Charles Richmond, John Charles Jr., Jamie and Holly Charles, Brian and Justin Feltner, Jack and Brittany Spencer Cheadle, Ben and Kitrina Spencer Scott, Christopher Spencer, Ben and Jack Hupp, and Sarah Hupp; and four great-grandchildren, Jessica and Cheyenne Charles, Haley Feltner and Alexander Cheadle.
He will be sadly missed by his family in Christ, whom he loved at the Northup Baptist Church near Gallipolis and the Windsor Church in Proctorville.
The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Daniels of Hospice and the wonderful staff of Oncology at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May 4, 2006, at the Hall Funeral Home in Proctorville by Pastor Jack Rankin and Pastor Jim Chapman. Burial will follow in Rome Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, one hour prior to the service.
VFW Post No. 6878 will conduct military graveside rites.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.