UPCHURCH, Robert Gerald
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Robert Upchurch
Robert Upchurch
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Mr. Robert Gerald “Gerry” Upchurch age 61 of Acworth passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Gerry was born February 7, 1953 to Sidney and Maxine Upchurch.

Gerry graduated from Sprayberry High School in 1971. He attended Kennesaw State College before working with CSX Railroad for twenty years. He then was a commercial superintendent for Pacesetters Construction. He was an avid outdoors man, enjoyed turkey hunting and time with his family at his cabin Flint Ridge. He played for the Marietta Chargers and collected Indian Artifacts. He was preceded in death by his father and step son Jason.

He is survived by wife Dee Upchurch of Acworth

Daughters — Bree Hulsey of Marietta, GA ; Rebecca Upchurch of Canton, GA

Son — Eric Upchurch of Marietta; step son – Brian Mitchell of Newnan, GA

Mother — Maxine Upchurch of Marietta

Sister Celia Cornett of Marietta

2 brothers David Upchurch of Cornelia, GA; Ken Upchurch of Ballground, GA

9 grandchildren

In lieu of flowers donation can be made to the American Cancer Society

Funeral services will be held 11 am Tuesday at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home in Kennesaw. Interment will be at Meriwether Memory Garden in Thomaston, GA. at 3 pm graveside.

Family will receive friends from 6 till 8 pm Monday at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home

winkenhoferpineridgefuneralhome.com to leave condolences.
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Debi Stephens
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September 10, 2014
My Condolences to Gerry's family. I pray God comfort you during your terrible loss. God must have needed another Angel.

I knew Gerry all through school, from Elementary through High school. We were always in Home room together, and took many classes. I adored him! He was always the sweetest guy and such a gentleman. I can't think of a single thing negative . I know he was a neat dresser, and so handsome. I just knew Gerry would make a great family man...

The world was better with him in it, and now he will forever watch over the ones he loved. We all will see Gerry again someday, until then I was lucky to have been his friend!
Randy McArthur
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July 08, 2014
I played football with Gerry with the Marietta Chargers. He was a nice guy & friend. Prayers to his family & friends. He touched many lives in a positive way.

Maureen Huntington
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July 07, 2014
My late husband, Bruce, was Gerry's Boy Scout master. My prayers are with his family.

Maureen Huntington
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