Father Joseph C. Underwood

April 3, 1921October 30, 2018

Reverend Joseph C. Underwood, a priest of the Diocese of Birmingham, passed away at the age of 97. He was born in Birmingham to Jack and Mae Epperson Underwood. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and later graduated from Howard College, now Samford University, with a degree in economics. Upon graduating from Mount Saint Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, MD, Fr Underwood was ordained to the priesthood in May of 1962. Fr Underwood retired from active ministry in 1994 after serving the people of Alabama and northern Florida for over 32 years. On Monday, November 5, a Rosary will be offered for him at 9 AM at the Cathedral St Paul followed by Visitation with the Funeral Mass at 10 AM. Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery


  • Rosary followed by Visitation Monday, November 5, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Monday, November 5, 2018

Father Joseph C. Underwood

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Joseph Underwod

January 6, 2019

May Father Underwood RIP and we will all join him, when we get home.