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Edgar "Shorty" Uphold Sr.

December 19, 1932 ~ October 1, 2021 (age 88)


Edgar "Shorty" Uphold Sr., 88, of Gorman, Maryland, passed away at Garrett Regional Medical Center on October 1st, 2021.  He was born on December 19th, 1932, in Friendsville, Maryland, to the late Lawrence and Letta Uphold.  

He retired from Consol Mines after 30 years and was a member of the Gorman Volunteer Fire Department.

He is survived by one daughter, Jacqueline Diane Smith of Houston, TX; three sons, Edgar Uphold Jr. and wife Cheryl of Oakland, MD, Lance Uphold of Mt. Storm, WV, and Roy "Tiny" Uphold and wife Kimberly of Oakland, MD; one sister, Shirley "Sis" Brown; seven grandchildren, Wendy Smith, Joel Uphold, Jordan Uphold, Brianne Perez and husband Tim, Joshua Uphold and wife Kayla, Shayla Uphold and Jasmine Uphold; three great grandchildren; and two step great grandchildren.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Dora Marie (Rinker) Uphold; brothers, Daley, Roger and Donnie Uphold; and a son in law, Dan Smith.  

Edgar's wishes to be cremated will be honored and no services will be held.  Donations may be made to  the Gorman Volunteer Fire Department or to Hospice of Garrett County.  

C&S Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., Oakland is honored to be serving the Uphold family at this time.  

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