Billy Wayne Upton, 46, of Wellington, died Saturday, May 26, at his home in Wellington. Billy was born the son of Billy R. and Sherry (Bough) Upton on Monday, December 20, 1971 in Wichita. On July 3, 1991, Billy and Kimberley Mott were united in marriage in Wellington. Together they celebrated 26 years of marriage. Billy proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during Operation Desert Storm and served a year in Korea. He later began a career in aircraft and was employed at TECT Aerospace for over 10 years. Billy will be missed by all that knew and loved him. Survivors include his wife, Kimberley Upton of Wellington; parents, Billy R. and Sherry Upton of Derby, children: Madison M. Plymell and her husband Erik of Winfield, Billy H.R. Upton and his wife Chelsea of Wichita, Ian T. Upton and his wife Hollie of Wellington, and Mackenzie M. Upton and her husband Bryson of Wellington, grandchildren: Chloe M. Plymell, Benjamin M.L. Caudillo and Alexzander T.G. Upton and his sister, Jypsi M. Cook and her husband Ivan of South Haven. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Mary and Elmer Weyand, James B. Upton and Iva and Charlie Bough.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 30, 2018 with the family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services for Billy will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Grace Calvary Fellowship in Wellington.  Interment with Military Honors will follow at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery in Winfield.  A memorial fund has been established in his loving memory to Victory in the Valley. Contributions may be mailed or left with the funeral home. To share a memory or leave condolences, please visit www.cornejodayfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Cornejo|Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington.​