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Robert Upchurch

March 9, 1946 — August 30, 2023


Robert Upchurch

Robert E. Upchurch, 77, of Hubert, formerly of Elm City, died Wednesday, August 30, 2023.

A graveside service will be Sunday, 2:00 PM, at Maplewood Cemetery.

Robert was the owner and operator of Robert Upchurch Construction and was an avid fisherman and he loved stock car racing.

He is survived by his significant other, Janet Jay; daughters, Lou Ann Boykin (Chris) of Sims and Tracy Glover (Dwight) of Elm City; sisters, Ruth Worrell (Ralph) and Marie Todd (Joe) of Elm City; brothers, Milton Upchurch (Donna) and Edward Upchurch (Carolyn) of Elm City.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, William David Upchurch and Mildred Page Upchurch; brother, Raymond Upchurch (Joyce).

Memorials are suggested to The Dementia Alliance of NC, 9131 Anson Way Suite 206, Raleigh, NC 27615, Shriners Hospitals for Children, PO Box 12829, New Bern, NC 28561 or to Victory Junction, 4500 Adam’s Way, Randleman, NC 27317.

Arrangements by Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Dr. N, Wilson, 237-7171;

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Graveside Service

Sunday, September 3, 2023

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

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