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“I also became aware of David's passing by way of the Oak Hills Alumni Newsletter. (Class of 72). I remember David and the rest of the Upchurch...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“I just heard about Mr. Upchurch's passing in the OHHS Alumni news. "Mr. Church" was, by far, my favorite teacher from my Delhi Jr High days. I have...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Lisa Couch-Fisher

“Prayers go out to the Upchurch family. I met him when my son was a student at Newport Middle School. He was always kind and caring. The kids were...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Marcella Carter - Newport, KY

“It was a pleasure to work for Dave at Newport Middle School. He truly enjoyed his time there and students sensed that. Thank you Dave, Ken Eckert ”
4 of 24 | Posted by: Ken Eckert - Newport, KY

“My thoughts and prayers to Delores. A truly great lady and the mother of a man who truly did "make a difference" on his journey through this life. ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Bob West - Bright, IN

“Mr. Upchurch was one of my favorite teachers at Delhi Jr. High when I took his Ancient History class in 84-85. Peace and comfort to all who will miss...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Elayne Carringer

“To: Family of Brother UpchurchI feel sure that you Dave has already heard the welcome words; Well done thy Good and faithful servant, Enter into the...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Dave, I hope you find a scenic lake in heaven to drop a fishing line ”
8 of 24 | Posted by: Joe Schroeder - Cincinnati, OH

“Rest in peace, Mr. Upchurch! ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Amanda Roche-Biser - Harrison, OH

“Words can't explain what a great teacher and person Mr. Upchurch was. I too was a First bell classmate in his class in 78-79 school year. I will...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Sheri Johnson-Ross - Mayslick, KY

“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...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Todd McIntosh - cincinnati, OH

“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...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Jennifer Gabrelski - Cincinnati, OH

“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...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“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...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Ed Courtney - Hiram, GA - Friend

“"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. ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Lynne Seaburn - Cincinnati, OH

“Our most favorite teacher EVERRRRR! Year 1978-1979 first bell history class Delhi Jr High. :) Thanks for starting our day with fun learning and...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Mary Dibert-Braun - Cleves, OH

“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...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Chad Ryan - Orlando, FL

“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...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Debbie (Jennison) Hunter - OH

“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...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Bev (Stoneking) Hildreth - SC

“David was a really good teacher, a good coach, and a loyal employee. I enjoyed working the David and considered him a good friend. ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Jack Schulte - Cincinnati, OH

“The best friend anyone could ever ask for. Love you brother. ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: Jeff Cady - North Bend, OH

“We are saddened to hear of Dave's passing.As a child the Upchurch family attended St.Andrews church in Addyston with us.I remember Dave had a 'Hot...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Shawn Curtis - Addyston/Colerain, OH

“So sorry to hear of the passing of coach Upchurch. My prayers go to his friends and family members. I loved him as a teacher and a mentor. I will...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Greg Peak - Student

“Dave was one of my closest friends during middle school and high school. When we were 17, Dave and I travelled together to Nashville, Tennessee for...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Kenneth Peterson - Cincinnati, OH


Upchurch, David G., 63, Jan. 11, 2017, North Bend. Devoted father of Kiersten A. Rogers (John M.) & Ryne A. Upchurch, beloved son of Dolores (nee Calloway) & the late Norman Grant Upchurch, loving grandfather of Liam Grant Rogers & Bentley Allen Upchurch, dear brother of the late Greg A. Upchurch. Dave was a retired adminstrator with the Oak Hills School District. Friends may join the family for a celebration of Dave's life, Sat., Jan. 14, 2:30-5:30 PM at Aston Oaks Club House, 1 Aston Oaks Dr., North Bend, OH 45052. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the North Bend Lodge #346 F&AM (charitable events) or to the National Parks Foundation, either c/o the Dennis George Funeral Home, 44 S. Miami, Cleves, OH 45002. dennisgeorgefunerals.com