He worked for Magic Chef for more than 35 years and was an active member of Blue Ridge Temple Baptist Church in Old Fort.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ruth Underwood; and by siblings: Robert, Ralph, Leola and Hazel.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Kay; children: Kim Vorva and husband, Chris, Kathy Underwood, Lee Underwood and wife, Glenda, Barry Underwood, and Bruce Underwood and wife, Amanda; five grandchildren: Zach, Joseph, Matthew, Megan, and Kaytlin; brothers: Frank and wife, Ardonna, Jerry and wife, Tina, Terry and wife, Gloria; sisters: Linda Myers and husband, Bobby, Mary Dunn, Betty Murphy and husband, Charles, Charlotte Williams and husband, Tom; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Blue Ridge Temple Baptist Church, 1011 Swan Road, Old Fort TN 37362 with the Rev. Jim Parm officiating.
The family will receive friends from 3 until the 7 p.m. service time.
Interment will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Dill Cemetery in Old Fort.
In lieu of flowers, Bill’s wishes were that donations could be made to the youth program at his church. Donations can be made to BRTBC Youth at the church address listed above.
You are invited to share a personal memory of Bill or your condolences with the family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service is honored to assist the Underwood family with these arrangements.