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Robert Underwood

March 30, 1942 — February 28, 2016

Robert L. Underwood, of Burghill, Ohio, began his Heavenly life on Sunday, February 28, 2016, while a patient at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, Ohio. He was 73.

Bob was born March 30, 1942, in Summersville, West Virginia, a son to Oakie & Marjorie (Fast) Underwood.

A truck driver by trade, he worked for many trucking companies throughout the valley.

In his spare time, Bob enjoyed playing cards, horseback riding, and being the “Boss”.

Survivors include: his wife, Denise C. (Egan) Underwood, whom he married April 15, 2000; his sons, Bobby & Jason Underwood; his daughters, Barbara Gonzalez, Christine Hunkus, and Donna Nearhoof; his sisters, Vikki Peralta, Debbie Slazin, and Kelly Rusboldt; his fifteen grandchildren; and his favorite mare, Ivy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; by his brother, David Underwood; and by his sister, Cheryl Underwood.

In accordance to his wishes, no services are to be held.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at

Coordination of this tribute for Mr. Underwood was presented by Daniel Briceland of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, 379 State Route 7, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. (330-509-3135)

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