Dec. 12, 2013
Wright Ernest “Buddy” Upchurch, 76, of Kapolei, a retired quality assurance specialist for Rockwell International Rocketdyne Division and an Air Force veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret; sons Allen, Ransom and Wesley; daughter Anna; brother James; sisters Caroline St. Germaine and Roberta Kalilikane; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Friday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.