OBITUARY

Keith William Underwood

February 1, 1965April 19, 2021
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Keith “Undie” Underwood, 56, of New Hudson passed away suddenly on April 19, 2021. He was born on February 1, 1965 in Evergreen Park, Illinois to William and Suzanne Underwood. He was a devoted father to Michael and Jessica (Ryan). He was a proud grandfather “Pop Pop” to Riley and Jackson. He will be missed by his loving brother Jeff (Tracy) and sisters Karen and Diane (Eric). He was the coolest uncle to Brittany (Daniel), Taylor, Conor, Ian, Avery, Harper, and Hazel. He was in a loving relationship with Kathy Spencer.

Keith graduated from Birmingham Groves High School. He graduated from Ferris State University with an automotive degree which landed him in New Orleans. He then relocated to Richmond, Virginia and raised his family. He moved back to Michigan two years ago. For the past two years he was employed by Champion Auto of Brighton in the Service Department.

Keith was an avid sports fan with his favorite team being the Washington Caps. He was a lover of all things Detroit. His hobbies included flying drones, art, golf, skiing, Nascar, biking and music. Keith will be remembered for his smile that would light up a room!

Visitation will be held on Sunday from 12:00 pm until 3:00 pm at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave., at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods.

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, April 25, 2021

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Dolly Phillips-Yokshas

April 29, 2021

I met Keith when he was my upstairs neighbor when we lived in Metairie, LA. back in the 80's. There was a group of us that always hung together. We all played together on softball leagues, hung out at the Daiquiri Party many nights; enjoyed many Mardi Gras together. He was the life of the party; a great guy whom everyone loved. He was a gentle soul. I will always remember those times.
My heart goes out to his family and friends. RIP old friend, until we meet again.

Dotty Couse

April 26, 2021

Keith, I will never forget how Glenn and I loved it when you walked across the street to borrow something or even just to josh a little. You never left without giving us a laugh!

George & Lynda Brownsworth

April 24, 2021

Bill & Suzanne
It is with great sadness that we have learned of Keith's passing. While we did not know Keith throughout the years we were always able to keep up on him through you and Suzanne. We do remember when he was born as we lived in the apartment next to you in Blue Island. As the years have passed you have always be an inspiration in our lives as well as a friend and mentor. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Keith's family.

Ray and Ruthann Minton

April 23, 2021

Dear Bill and Suzanne,
We have been blessed to have known you and your family for so many years and are saddened by Keith's untimely passing.
But you can rest assured that the warmth and love that you showed to Keith and all of us whose lives you have touched over the years, provided Keith with the most happy, fulfilling life possible. The close family and undying love that you have nurtured throughout your lives, is your eternal gift to him. He takes that love with him!
God Bless,
Ruthann and Ray Minton

Thomas Moon

April 22, 2021

My condolences to the family of Keith. I met Keith in Richmond in the late 90's and became good friends. We found out we both went to Ferris State and lived in Michigan in our younger years. I recall many fun times in Chesterfield together with Keith. He did love sports and was always a fun topic with him. There were many weekend events we enjoyed at Keith's home. He was infectious and always a true friend. He was so supportive and would make you feel so good about how blessed we are in life. He loved his family very much and it showed.
I'm going to miss my dear friend Keith.

Janet & Chuck Eckert

April 22, 2021

Dearest Suzanne and Bill. We are constantly thinking of you and wishing you comfort and healing. We did not know your son, but know that you two are the best of people.

Faye Smith

April 22, 2021

I am Lee Smith's mother. I did not know Keith, but Lee talked fondly of his good friend he worked with. Lee will miss him and may Keith RIP.

June Cunningham

April 22, 2021

I am so sorry to hear about Keith. He had a beautiful smile.

David Wegscheid

April 22, 2021

Bill & Suzanne, Just want to let you know we understand and know your sadness and the lost of your Son. Just want let you know we also lost my brother and your friend Ervin Wegscheid too. Many prayers for you and the family.
Dave & Rita

Mark. (Moose) Honeycutt

April 22, 2021

I work at the Brighton Shell station. Keith was a daily customer. I tried to have his stuff ready for him when he got there. I had talked to Keith every morning. From truck parts to sports. I appreciated him for his knowledge and honesty. It was a hard blow for me to have found out that dreadful day. From another employee at Champion. My thoughts were. OMG. I just talked to him. His passing hit me hard. I considered him a friend. The morning of the 20th, I, by habit got 2, berry flavored energy shots and a pack of Salems out for him. Keith never showed up. I was sad all day. I miss him and his "mornin moose" he will always be my $15.42 customer. Rest easy now Keith. Miss ya bad bud.
Moose

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