OBITUARY

Robert "Bobby" Lee Underwood

March 29, 1926March 6, 2019
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Robert “Bobby” Lee Underwood

FAYETTEVILLE – Robert “Bobby” Lee Underwood, 92, of Fayetteville, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley.

Born on March 29, 1926 at Kingston, WV, he was the son of the late Everette A. Underwood and Anna Wilson Underwood.

“Bobby” was a US Army WWII veteran. He retired from Elkem Metals were he had been a head tapper. In his spare time he enjoyed coon hunting, fishing, walking, tinkering with lawn mowers, and he enjoyed watching westerns and boxing.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty Ann Stotts Underwood; and two brothers, Everett “Magee” Underwood and Boyd Underwood.

Survivors include his two sons: Bruce (Susan) Underwood of Lakeland, FL and Lee (Cherie) Underwood of Wilson, NC; grandchildren: Rachel Underwood of Tallahassee, FL, Olivia Underwood of Charleston, WV, Jarrod Poe of Wilson, NC, and Hunter Poe of Cherry Point, NC; one sister: Lois Abshire of Akron, Ohio; and special caregivers: Suzette and Becky.

Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Pastor John Stiles officiating. Burial will be at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, WV. The family will receive friends one hour before the funeral on Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bobby’s memory may be made to Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Road, Beckley, WV 25801.

For those wishing to express condolences to the Underwood family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com.

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home will be assisting the Underwood family.

Services

  • Funeral Service Tuesday, March 12, 2019
  • Visitation Tuesday, March 12, 2019
  • Burial Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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Robert "Bobby" Lee Underwood

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Amy Harrah

March 12, 2019

So sorry to hear of Bobbys passing. He was a good man and I will always remember him and grandpa joking and having a good laugh. You guys are in my prayers and I know Bobby is in a wonderful place now with Betty. Prayers for peace and comfort.

Sherrie (Stotts) Eichelberger

March 12, 2019

Expressing our deepest sympathy. Sending our prayers and thoughts. Love all of you very much!

Mark Vickers

March 12, 2019

Prayers are with you Bruce and Susan and the rest of the Underwood Family during this time. Bob as everyone knew him was a great man and a wonderful father to Bruce and Lee. Just remember God and his angels are taking great care of him.

Audrey Gill

March 11, 2019

So sorry to hear about Bobby. Such a nice man. I grew up where he lived and said hi to him and Betty to and from walking to bus stop to go to school. Back in the 70's . You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Audrey Blankenship Gill.

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