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92_SR0073 LRB9208284RHrh 1 SENATE RESOLUTION 2 WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate wish to 3 express their sincere condolences to the family and friends 4 of James B. "Jim" Upchurch, who passed away on February 4, 5 2001; and 6 WHEREAS, James B. Upchurch was born on July 17, 1934, in 7 Taylorville, Illinois, to Paul and Edna Alexander Upchurch; 8 and 9 WHEREAS, Mr. Upchurch was a graduate of the University of 10 Illinois where he was a member of the Triangle Engineering 11 Fraternity of architects, scientists, and engineers; and 12 WHEREAS, Mr. Upchurch founded Upchurch and Associates in 13 1970 with offices in Mattoon, Hillside, and Decatur; and 14 WHEREAS, Mr. Upchurch was a member of the Scottish Rite 15 Valley of Springfield, Ansar Shrine of Springfield, and the 16 Cornbelt Shrine Club; he was a member and served on the 17 boards of numerous engineering, environmental, and surveying 18 organizations; he also was a member at St. John's Lutheran 19 Church; and 20 WHEREAS, The passing of James B. Upchurch will be deeply 21 felt by all who knew and loved him, especially his wife, Sue; 22 his step-daughter, Lisa Williamson; his brother, George 23 (wife, Natalie) Upchurch; his sisters, Bea (husband, Alan) 24 Buchanan, and Joyce Ann (husband, Gerald) Miller; his 25 grandsons, Phillip and Vinny Upchurch and Derek Williamson; 26 and his many nieces and nephews; therefore, be it 27 RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-SECOND GENERAL 28 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with 29 all who knew him, the death of James B. Upchurch of Mattoon, 30 Illinois; and be it further -2- LRB9208284RHrh 1 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be 2 presented to the family of James B. Upchurch with out sincere 3 condolences.
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