James "Jimmy" William Upchurch, 65, of Tifton passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Tift Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends Tuesday, March 12, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals. A memorial service will be held for Mr. Upchurch at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals with a eulogy to be given by Perry Fuller. His funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. CST Davis Chapel Methodist Church in Albany, Kentucky with the Rev. Henry Stringer officiating.
Born October 3, 1953 in Albany, Kentucky, Mr. Upchurch was the son of the late Russell Howard Upchurch and Ruth Ann Perdue Upchurch. He was employed by Triest Ag Group, Inc. in Tifton. He was a member of the FFA and on the Farm Bureau Board. He was of the Methodist faith and had been an active youth leader in his church.
Mr. Upchurch is survived by his wife, Margaret Sue Tuggle Upchurch of Tifton; one son and daughter-in-law, William Terry and Ashley Lauren Upchurch of Tifton; one daughter, Daphne Dawn Upchurch Lewis of Lexington, Kentucky; one brother, Russell David Upchurch of Louisville, Kentucky; one sister, Sandra Upchurch Young of Monticello, Kentucky; and four grandchildren, Branton Swafford, Raelyn Swafford, Mason Lewis and Zayla Upchurch.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial gifts may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 107 12th Street West, Tifton, GA 31794.