Uptain was a retired mechanic with Hayes International Corp., a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a 1963 graduate of Corner High School.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie Sr. and Melvia Uptain; sister, Delores Uptain Snow; and brother, Johnnie Uptain, Jr.
Uptain’s survivors include his daughters, Sandra Uptain Englebert, Donna Uptain Blankenship, Susan Uptain Meeks and Deanna Uptain Jones; son, Raymond Uptain Jr.; grandchildren, Lindsey Englebert, Nathan Englebert, Gage McHenry, Bethany Meeks, P.J. Meeks, Arin Jones and Isaac Uptain; brother, Bob Uptain; and sister, Doris Wilson.
New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora;205-648-2323.