Wayne Upton, 82, retired pastor and seminary professor, died Aug. 14 in Jacksonville. He served as pastor of Jacksonville Heights Baptist Church 28 years and was professor of missiology at Luther Rice Seminary when it was located in Jacksonville. He travelled widely and helped educate students in 62 nations. He was a 1959 graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and also served as pastor of churches in Alabama and Ohio.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Barbara, his daughter Loree, and son Cary.
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