William Jonathan “Jon” Walkup born on May 2, 1977, departed this life on December 1, 2011. He was a graduate of Sapulpa High School class of 1996. He was Vice President of Walkup Inc., a starter and alternator shop in Sapulpa, where he went to work for his father after graduation. Jon was an avid OSU fan. He was also avid about shooting display fireworks shows; he shot shows for 14 years. On December 1, 2006 he married Amy Michelle Dodson of Coweta. On June 30, 2011 they were blessed with a beautiful baby girl Mackenzie Arianna, who of course was Jon’s pride and joy. Jon was preceded in death by his mother Joann Walkup in March 2011. He is survived by wife Amy, daughter Makenzie and father William D. “Bill” Walkup. Other surviving family members are Christe Walkup, Jennifer Choate, Mark Walkup, Clint Walkup, Matt Ashby, Lonnie & Cheryl Hudgins, Sara Hudgins, Tim & Whitney Hudgins all of Sapulpa. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 from 7-9:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Chapel, Sapulpa, OK. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, 2011 at Smith Funeral Chapel, Sapulpa, OK. Officiating will be Pastor Charles Smith. Bearers will be Chris Copeland, Kevin Martin, Drew Martins, Bryan Guest, Wade Dodson, Rendell Napier, Nick Robinson, David Fish, Clint Walkup, and Mark Walkup. Honorary bearers will be Lonnie Hudgins, Colby Fish and James Vanmeter. Interment to follow at South Heights Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Sapulpa, OK.