Gary Lee Upchurch Sr.
August 28, 1962 ‒ August 15, 2016
Gary Lee Upchurch Sr., 53, of Delaware, lost his battle with lung cancer on Monday morning August 15, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
He was born August 28, 1962 in Marion, Ohio to Elmer “Glen” Upchurch Sr. and Maxine (Walton) Upchurch.
Gary never met a stranger and he enjoyed having coffee each morning with his friends at Tim Horton’s. He had a big heart and was there for everyone no matter if he knew them or not and he was loved by everyone.
Left to cherish his memory are daughters, Pauline (Jay Goodwin) Upchurch of Mt. Vernon, Haven Upchurch of the home and Madison Curry of Marion; son, Gary (April Stoutenburgh) Upchurch Jr. of Mt. Vernon; three grandchildren, Makenzi Lord, Ava Upchurch and Gary Upchurch III; brothers, Elmer (Freda Patton) Upchurch of Kilbuck and Harold Upchurch of Delaware; sister, Kimberly (Bud) Radclift of Delaware; mother, Maxine Upchurch of Delaware; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father.
The family will receive friends on Thursday August 18, 2016 from 5 – 8 pm at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware. Graveside services will then be held on Friday August 19th at 12 (Noon) at Greenmound Cemetery in Kilbourne.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Gary’s memory may be made to the funeral home to assist with expenses.
To share a fond memory of Gary or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com