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Wayne Dwight Upshaw


Wayne Dwight Upshaw

Wayne Dwight Upshaw – 68 of Kentville, Nova Scotia, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at home. Born in Windsor, Nova Scotia on October 19, 1954, he was a son of Dollie (States) Upshaw and the late Randolph Upshaw. In earlier years, Wayne worked at Canadian Tire, Windsor; Hostess, New Minas; Camp Aldershot; food service at National Defense, Stadacona; and was owner of Upshaw Drywall & Painting. Wayne is survived by daughter, Tabetha Atwell; grandchildren, Drewcilla, Tobin, Chloe, Xavier; great grandchild, Ezekiel; sisters, Carol, Palema, Geneva, Emeline (Chester States), Audrey and Colleen; brothers, David, Randy, Kevin (Shay MacKinnon), Wendell, Peter (Patti), and Darren (Mark Finnigan); many aunts, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Randolph; brother-in-law, Johnny, and nephew, Jody. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation, by request. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 25, 2022, in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville with a livestream of the service available at that time. Reverend Glenn Gray officiating. Donations in memory may be made to Gibson Woods Baptist Church Cemetery c/o Michael Upshaw (1152 Lanzy Road, Kentville, NS B4N 2V2) or the Salvation Army, Kentville. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. To view the livestream and for on-line condolences please visit:


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Service Date
Friday, November 25, 2022
Service Time
2:00 p.m.
Service Location
White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Nova Scotia

There will be no visitation by request

Requested Charity
Gibson Woods Baptist Church Cemetery c/o Michael Upshaw or the Salvation Army, Kentville