Calvin Underwood

By  | November 10, 2020 | Filed under: Obituaries, Rideout' Brown Service

Graveside service for Calvin Underwood will be Friday, November 13, 2020, at 11:00 at Roselawn Cemetery with Rev. Brian Blass officiating.  Honorary pallbearers will be all members of VFW Post 4190 and Auxiliary.  Visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:45 at Ridout’s Funeral Home.


Mr. Underwood was born March 31, 1942, in Pell City, Alabama to Thomas P. Underwood and Bertha Mae Simmons Underwood.  Mr. Underwood was a member of Central Baptist Church.  He retired from TVA after 37 years of service.  He served 8 years in the U.S. Navy Submarine Service and was Commander of Decatur VFW Post 4190 and previous state VFW Commander.


He is survived by Betty Howell, his 30 year companion; daughter, Pamela Underwood Woodruff, sons, John C. Underwood, Thomas Alexander Underwood and Daniel Ray Underwood; sister-in-law, Frankie Underwood; 15 grandchildren.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the VFW Post 4190 flag fund.


Ridout’s Brown-Service handling the arrangements.

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