August 28, 1933 – February 12, 2017
Charlie Underhill of Houston , Texas, better known as Chuck, born August 28, 1933 in Loanoake, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Eugenia Lockhart Underhill. They moved to Houston from Belton, Missouri in 1996 to be closer to their grandchildren. Surviving him is his wife of 10 years, Mignonette Heath Underhill and her son , Pat Pacion, his daughter Tracey Patterson and son in law Daniel Patterson, and grandchildren Samuel and Molly Patterson.
Chuck served in the United States Air Force for 23 years being stationed in Maine, Wyoming, New York, Majorca, Texas, Spain, California, New Jersey, and Missouri. He served in the Korean War and Vietnam War. He proudly served his country and community.
Chuck was a Freemason and received his 50 year service award on February 12, 2014. He was member of the First United Methodist Church in Katy, Texas. He will have a military and Masonic funeral service.
After retiring from the military, Chuck worked for 20 years in electrical engineering for the Federal Aviation Administration in Olathe, Kansas.
Chuck was loved by everyone. He was active in his Sunday School Class, Good Sams, and served on the church council for many years. He was always kind, generous, supportive, and encouraging.
Family and friends gathered during a visitation from 6:00-8:00pm on Friday, February 17 at Waltrip Funeral Directors, 1415 Campbell Road in Houston.
Funeral services were held at 12:00pm on Saturday, February 18 in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church-Katy, 5601 5th Street in Katy, Texas.
Friday, February 17, 2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Sandra Kay Cobb
February 14, 2017
Tracy, our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time. Uncle Charlie always reminded me of Daddy and my heart is broken over the news of his passing. My love to you and your family at this time.
February 14, 2017
Tracey, Dan, Mignonette, Molly and Sam,
I am sending love to you all during this tremendously hard time. Uncle Charlie was a wonderful person. He was always excited to tell me your latest happy news!. He was so very proud of his family ❤. Please know we are there with you in spirit. Sending love and light to all of you
Love Lori, Jerry and Jacob Stone