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Darrell L. Underwood

January 19, 1947 — November 2, 2018

 Darrell Lee Underwood, the son of Clifford and Minnie (Berg) Underwood, was born January 19, 1947, in Sioux City, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Sioux City, where he attended school. Darrell was a Naval Sea Bee during the Vietnam War. After his honorable discharge, he worked as an over the road trucker until his retirement in 2001.


Darrell was an avid Chargers and Saints fan. He enjoyed NASCAR and pulled for Kyle Busch. He collected wooden pens, pen boxes, and antique glassware. He was a Ford truck fan and enjoyed watching Hallmark Christmas movies. Darrell also enjoyed riding around town on his side by side especially during floods. Most of all, he loved his daughter, grandson, and cats very much.

On Friday, November 2, 2018, Darrell passed away quietly at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Minnie (Berg) Underwood; two sisters, Florence (Sam) Riffey, and Viola (Bert) Carver; brothers, Norman Underwood, Melvin Underwood, and Winifred Underwood; father and mother-in-law, George (Letha) Smith; and one brother-in-law, Floyd Smith.

He will lovingly be remembered by his daughter, Pamela (Craig) Napier; grandson, Kenneth Floyd Stellish; sister, Jean Barclay; step grandson, Adam (Damaria) Napier; step-granddaughters, Summer and her significant other, Jon Palmer, and Brandy (Torey) Zimmerman; and many nieces, nephews, other step-family, cousins, and friends. He is also survived by his two beloved cats, Smokey and Eddie.




A Celebration of Life Service will he held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 9, 2018, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.

Military rites will be provided at the funeral home by the Cherokee V.F.W. L.A. Wescott Post 2253 and the Cherokee American Legion.

Pastor Tom Lewis
Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
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