Obituary: Donald Underwood

February 16, 1925 – October 18, 2022

Donald Underwood, 97, of Bedford, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at IU Health Bedford.

Born on February 16, 1925, he was the son of Alfred and Ruth (Panza) Underwood. He married Reva Grogan in 1946 and she preceded him in death in 2017.

Donald retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Bedford in 1984. He was a member of The First Baptist Church, the American Legion, and the Masonic Lodge. He was a WWII Army Veteran and was in the 2 nd Armored Division.

Surviving to cherish Donald’s memory are two daughters, Carol (Eric) Schulz of Bedford, and Jill Underwood of Bedford; one son, Thomas (Rebecca) Underwood of Indianapolis; four grandchildren, Brian Underwood of Indianapolis, Matthew (Heidi) Schulz of Bloomington, Danial (Sarah) Schulz of Los Angeles, CA, and Michael Schulz of Los Angeles, CA; and four great-grandchildren, Hunter, Gates, Callie, and Byron Schulz.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Reva; his son, Joseph Underwood; two brothers and four sisters.

A private funeral service for the family will be held at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Bedford, IN with Pastor Phil Thorne officiating. Burial will follow at the Beech Grove Cemetery with military rites being accorded by the Honor Guard of the American Legion Gillen Post #33.

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