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Thomas Sylvanus Underwood

August 13, 1941November 6, 2020

Thomas Sylvanus Underwood was born on August 13, 1941 in Lubbock, Texas. He was the second child of Lillian Baker Underwood and Thomas Sylvanus Underwood. His father predeceased his birth by 6 months.

Tom was an optimist, an entrepreneur and an achiever. He played basketball for the University of Texas, owned and operated sportfishing boats in the Florida panhandle, operated home furnishing stores, advertising businesses, newspapers and home building companies. He developed real estate in the Florida panhandle and central Virginia.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son Christopher Lewis Underwood.

He is survived by his wife, Sally Headley Underwood, and his three sons, Thomas and his wife Rebecca, Jason and his wife Martha, and Stuart and his wife Michelle. Additional survivors include nine Underwood grandchildren: Grace, Peyton, Matthew, Sophia, Grant, George, Laurel, Geneva, and Elizabeth.

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Tom Scott

November 18, 2020

Sad to learn my best college fraternity friend has passed. Tom and I attended the University of Texas and the University of Denver. We both drove sports cars, Tom a Jaguar and me an MG. We worked together as roofers in Denver one summer. The last time of a visit was in the early 1970's when Tom, who was handling a furniture liquidation sale in Savannah, Georgia, and we instantly recognized each other. He drove to Hilton Head Island to join me for dinner. I shall always have Tom in my fondest memories. My prayers are for his family members. Tom Scott, Clinton, South Carolina.

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