He is survived by his son, Tony (Tammy) Underwood of Crestwood, KY; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda Weaver of Blue Ridge, Teresa and Patrick Tolan of Waleska, GA, Doris Underwood and James McPherson of Marietta, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Brannon and Kathleen Underwood of Orangeburg, SC; sisters and brothers-in-law Carmi and Kenneth Wood of Morganton, GA and Anne Underwood Fleeman of Blue Ridge, GA;six grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from the Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge Chapel with the Rev. Harold Willis, Rev. Bradley Elliott and Dr. Roger Beck officiating. Music was by Greg Norton, Ashley Whealton, Tara Mudd and Pamela Trusty. Interment followed in the Copper Ridge Memory Gardens with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers, Kevin Brown, David Underwood, Nick Tolan, Dylan Underwood, Major Alexander Whealton and John McClure. Honorary pallbearers were Roy Hughes, Walter Taylor, Luke Strobel, Jacob Strobel, and Josh Strobe. Military Honors were provided by the North Georgia Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritans at P.O. Box 1865, Blue Ridge, GA. 30513. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge was in charge of the arrangements