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Thursday, November 1, 2012

DL Capt. Wesley 'Wes" Upchurch

~ IN MEMORY ~
DL Capt. Wesley Leon Upchurch
August 26, 1931 ~ October 30, 2012
Home: Denton, TX
Date of Death: October 30, 2012
Place of Birth: Inverness, MS
Birthdate: August 26, 1931
Age: 81
Memorial Service: Saturday, November 3, 2012 2:00 PM St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Denton, TX
Visitation: Friday, November 2, 2012 6-8 P.m. at Denton Funeral Home, Denton, TX
Cremation: Norcentex Crematory, Sanger, TX 
 
Biography:
Wesley Leon Upchurch of Denton, TX passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 in Denton, at the age of 81. He was born on August 26, 1931 in Inverness, MS to Ira and Virginia (Green) Upchurch. He was married to Betty Sasser. Wesley was a member of Denton Golden Wings. He enjoyed building furniture, socializing with friends, and flying.
 
A visitation will be held on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 6-8pm at the Denton Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 2pm at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church at 1200 N. Elm St. in Denton. Rev. Donald K. Johnson will officiate.
 
Survivors include his wife, Betty; son, Leslie David Upchurch of Colorado Springs, CO; daughter, Leigh Upchurch- Jaramillo of Denton, TX; and four grandchildren.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, and four sisters.



~ IN MEMORY ~
DL Capt. Wesley Leon Upchurch
August 26, 1931 ~ October 30, 2012
Word has been received of the passing of DL retired pilot and Delta Golden Wings member Captain Wesley ‘Wes’ Upchurch, age 81.  Captain Upchurch hired on with Delta 09-03-1957 and retired in 1991 at the mandatory age 60, based DFW.  Earlier in his career Captain Upchurch had been based ATL. 
To view/sign the online guestbook please visit the funeral home website at http://dentonfuneralhome.net/  Captain Upchurch’s obituary should be posted shortly on their site.
Our thanks to those friends that forwarded us the funeral service information.  The funeral home website should be updated soon.....funeral services Saturday, November 3rd with visitation the evening prior. 
Thank you,
~ Carol 
 

From: david ewing Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 8:04 PM
Subject:  DL Captain Wes Upchurch

On Wednesday, October 31, 2012, wrote:
Funeral Services for Wes Upchurch will be held Saturday November 3rd, 2:00 p.m. at St Barnabas Episcopal Church, 1200 N. Elm Street, Denton, TX 76201.
Visitation will be Friday November 2nd at The Denton Funeral Home, 120 S. Carroll Blvd., Denton, TX, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Messages of sympathy, encouragement and prayers may be sent to The Upchurch Family at 3805 Ranchman Blvd., Denton, TX 76210-3331.
                                                             940-380-2921
George Jetton
: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 8:07 AM
Subject: Death of DL retired Captain Wes Upchurch
From Captain George Jetton:
Leigh just called this morning to let us know Wes went home to be with his Lord last night. His services are pending and we'll let you know when the funeral/memorial service has been arranged. Betty and I are going to Denton to be with the family today and will hopefully know more later this evening. Please pray for Bettye, Leigh, Les and their families. They know Wes is in a better place, but their sorrow is great and he will be missed by all.
Please pass this on to others.
George Jetton

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From: Roger Lewis  Date: 9/30/2012 10:26:44 PM  To: DFW Bum Group
Subject: Latest on Wes Upchurch
Wes is not doing well at all. They have moved him to the Alzheimer's unit of the home and may be moved to another facility at a later date. The West Nile Virus has taken its toll on Wes causing severe dementia. The family has ask that he have no visitors at this time.
We all need to say a whole bunch of prayers for both Wes and Betty.
Wanda Haskins
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..... this is the information I have ....8/25 from Joe Stewart ... Retired pilot Wes Upchurch is in Denton Regional Hospital, room 620. He is suspected to have West Nile Virus. I don't know any details other than he is not doing to well. Would you please put this out on your e mail net work?  jose3m@yahoo.com 
Carole Neubrand
DFW Delta LINK

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