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David was a great Brother and leader in Freemasonry and an outstanding member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite. He led by example and always was there to support his Brothers. A Mason's Mason, he will be dearly missed.


Posted by: Todd McIntosh - cincinnati, OH - Brother   Jan 12, 2017

Oh how I loved being in your class back in the day in the good ol' Delhi Jr. High years. Great memories of you. You were top notch and funny to boot! God bless you and your family Mr. Upchurch.


Posted by: Jennifer Gabrelski - Cincinnati, OH   Jan 12, 2017

David was a great teacher and coach. But he was a better friend. We taught side by side for 7 years, spent several summers as GTH Painting, and played lots of softball. I will always hold fond memories of the times we shared. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. May God give you comfort and peace.

Bob Thiess


Posted by: A friend   Jan 12, 2017

David was a great friend and was the best man at my wedding. We had a great time together in high school and while going to college. He will be missed by all. My prayers are with his family.


Posted by: Ed Courtney - Hiram, GA - Friend   Jan 12, 2017

"Church" you'll be missed by many. Thanks for all the times you chose to tease me. You made hard times easier with your wit and smile. RIP.


Posted by: Lynne Seaburn - Cincinnati, OH   Jan 12, 2017

Our most favorite teacher EVERRRRR! Year 1978-1979 first bell history class Delhi Jr High. :) Thanks for starting our day with fun learning and cracking up! Still talk about the good memories and the handwriting cramps we would get after taking the never ending essay tests. (multiple choice tests never an option). So blessed to have kept in touch throughout all these years with my fav. Bobby B says thanks for all the great memories playing softball, football, golf trips, etc etc. Always making us smile. You will be forever in our hearts. Love you.......!!!!!!


Posted by: Mary Dibert-Braun - Cleves, OH   Jan 12, 2017

Dave was an amazing, caring and loyal man. He will be missed by many. The contributions he has made to education, the thousands of students and anyone else who has crossed his path will be felt for a very long time. RIP Dave.


Posted by: Chad Ryan - Orlando, FL   Jan 12, 2017

Best teacher ever! Mr. Upchurch always made learning fun. He never forgot a student...ran into him over the years and he never hesitated to stop and have a conversation. So sad to hear of his passing. Sending prayers to his family.


Posted by: Debbie (Jennison) Hunter - Cincinnati, OH   Jan 12, 2017

Delores and family, so many memories of this great guy. Dave affected the lives of so many through his love of learning, history, athletics, and friendship. Will always remember that warm smile and great laugh. May you all be comforted with the love of family and friends. Dave will surround you with his love and someday be reunited with the family and friends he loved.


Posted by: Bev (Stoneking) Hildreth - Charleston, SC   Jan 12, 2017

David was a really good teacher, a good coach, and a loyal employee. I enjoyed working the David and considered him a good friend.


Posted by: Jack Schulte - Cincinnati, OH - Friend   Jan 11, 2017