Michael E. Northup Jr., 45

Obit CandleMichael E. Northup Jr., 45, Crown City, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at his home. Born March 3, 1969 in Lima, Ohio he was the son of Michael E. and Melvetta Cisco Northup Sr., of Gallipolis. He was a union bridge sandblaster and painter. Michael was a graduate of the Buckeye Hills Career Center. Surviving in addition to his parents is his wife, Amy Marie Stapleton Northup, whom he married June 1, 2001 in Catlettsburg, Kentucky, his sister, Sherry (Robert) Elliott and their children, Branson Barr and Makenzie Barr, Gallipolis, Father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Karen Stapleton, Crown City, Mike’s best canine friend, “Blackie” aunt, Carnetta Farley, Point Pleasant, WV, uncles, Delbert Cisco, Patriot, Ohio and Lewis Cisco, Florida, several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Michael was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Kermit and Frankie Cisco, paternal grandparents, Francis and Goldie Northup and aunt, Annette Fisher.

Funeral services will be conducted at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Services are entrusted to the Cremeens Funeral Chapel. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensfuneralhomes.com