Ezra J. Chupp, 79, passed away Sept. 26, 2009. Survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty Chupp; children, Craig (Carole) Chupp of Denver, Wendy (Greg) Gossett of Highlands Ranch, Colo. and Regina (Alan) Parkes of Franktown, Colo.; grandchildren, Heidi, Daniel, Kevin, Jessica, Alison, Hadley, Nathan Ezra and Jordan; siblings, Anna (Roy) Schlabach of Killbuck, Ohio, Roy (Mary) Chupp of Wooster, Ohio, Eli (Dorothy) Chupp of Pueblo and Roman (Ada) Chupp of Honea Path, S.C.; brother-in-law, Stan (Debbie) Johnson; and sister-in-law, Donna Johnson, both of Wooster, Ohio. Preceded in death by his brothers, Benjamin, Daniel, Perry, John, Ivan and William Chupp; and brother-in-law, Robert Johnson. Ezra was born to Jacob and Ada Chupp on July 25, 1930, in Trail, Ohio. He was a businessman for 20 years as owner of Chupp's Kitchen Cottage. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed singing, and playing the mandolin and guitar. Ezra was actively involved at Belmont Church of the Nazarene where he was the song leader, children's pastor and played bass in the church band. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, October 3, 2009, at Belmont Church of the Nazarene, 1402 Bonforte Blvd., with Pastor Bob Simms and Pastor Ray Hawkins officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ezra Chupp Memorial Account, c/o Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Betty, I was just thinking of you and decided to see if you were on Facebook. I was so sorry to just read of Ezra’s passing. My sister, Mickey, passed away in 2001. Please contact me on facebook if you can. My e-mail is not receiving right now. Blessings to you and family.

  2. We are so sorry to hear of your loss.

    We met a man named Ezra Chupp years ago in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was singing with the ‘Singing Men’ in an Ernest Angley meeting. They were all from the Akron area. My husband was an usher in that meeting in 1975 and I’ve always remembered the gentleman who was so nice to us. And what a wonderful voice!
    Is this the Ezra Chupp we met in 1975?

  3. Betty, Craig, Wendy and Regina,
    I am SO sorry to hear of your loss… I have so many good memories of our times together in Pueblo. Ezra and your family will always hold a special place in my heart!
    May you find comfort and peace in knowing he is with Jesus. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
    Love, Christi

  4. Dear Betty and family, We are indeed saddened by this news and very thankfull that we made the trip to Colorado earlier this spring. We had a wonderful evening of games and fellowship with both of you and the Snyders.
    God bless you and comfort you. You are all in our prayers throuh this time. Much Love Judi and John

  5. Betty,
    I am so sorry to hear the news of Ezra’s passing. He was a wonderful man and I have fond memories of the both of you from my days at Belmont.
    May God bring you and your family comfort and strength. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Dear Betty and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your tragic accident. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I lost Don 2 years ago and know without the prayers of friends it is extremely difficult. The Lord is faithful and will give you the strength you need for every day. My family sends sympathy also. May the Lord help you through thee next few weeks and give you strength. Marie Streit

  7. Craig,
    I’m so sorry to hear about your Dad. My prayers are with you and Carole and your extended family. May the Lord comfort you all during this very difficult time.
    With Heart-felt Sympathy,
    Lee

  8. Betty and family,
    Our heartfelt sympathy ,love, and prayers are with you and yours during this time of sadness.
    We pray God’s Presence and Grace will strength you now and in the coming days.
    He is with Jesus now, and will live in your hearts forever.
    Matt 11:28
    We remember you and the family so well from the “old days” at Wooster Grace.
    Bill and Esther Moses

  9. I bowled with him on the Thursday Night Mixed leauge. He was always so nice and used to give me tips when I first began and was a terrible bowler. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  10. Craig,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time.
    Chris Ann Myers (ING West Chester)

  11. Betty,
    Kathy and I are very sad to hear of your husband’s sudden death. Our thoughts are with you and your family and we hope that you continue to enjoy your walks on the river trail. We will give you a hug when we see you next time.
    Sincerely, Kathy, Jenny, and Jack, your friends on the river trail.

  12. Betty, My heart is broken and I wish I was there to be with you. I loved Ez so much and miss him as much as I miss Ivan. Praise the Lord, what a reunion there is in Heaven today. I love you, Nancy

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