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Jimmy Ray Upchurch, 83, of Ramseur, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2022 at Randolph Hospital.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 24, 2022 at High Falls U.M.C. with Rev. Tom Hallberg and Rev. Tim Strider presiding. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall following the service.

Jimmy was born in Moore County on June 14, 1938 to Allie Caviness Upchurch and William Glenn Upchurch. He was a member of High Falls U.M.C.  and served in the U.S. Navy. He was a poultry farmer and co-owner of Upchurch Groceries. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia Taylor Upchurch; second wife, Evelyn Thompson Upchurch; son, Parker Taylor; brother, Donald Upchurch and two grandsons.

Jimmy is survived by his children, Lynne Saunders of Wilmington, Carol Albright of Mt. Gilead, Selena McDonald of Asheboro, Jeff Hoover of Tennessee, Dean Upchurch of Southmont, and Susan Wenda, of Asheboro; brother, Rick Upchurch of Coleridge; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of Flowers the family would like you to pay it forward in Jimmy R. Upchurch’s name.

Condolences may be offered online at www.joycebradychapel.com.

Joyce-Brady Chapel is honored to serve the Upchurch Family.