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In Memory of

R. B. Underwood

January 14, 1929 - March 12, 2017

Obituary


RB Underwood, 88, of Columbia, MO passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at his home near Columbia, MO.



Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 1:00 PM. Burial will be in Olivet Cemetery with full military honors.



RB was born on January 14, 1929 in Appleton City, MO the son of Richard B. and Valley M. (Ray) Underwood who preceded him in death. He was married to Delberta Brower who preceded him in death on...

RB Underwood, 88, of Columbia, MO passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at his home near Columbia, MO.



Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 1:00 PM. Burial will be in Olivet Cemetery with full military honors.



RB was born on January 14, 1929 in Appleton City, MO the son of Richard B. and Valley M. (Ray) Underwood who preceded him in death. He was married to Delberta Brower who preceded him in death on May 19, 1997. He was then married to Norma (Marsh) Whisenand October 15, 2003 in Las Vegas, NV who survives of the home. He retired from the US Army after 28 years of service as CSM–E9. He then worked for SW Bell Telephone Company for 12 years. RB lived life to the fullest and will be missed by many.



Other survivors include: one daughter, Adele Nickels (Darrell); two grandsons, Darrell Nickels (Ashley) and Nicholas Nickels; three great grandchildren: Jase, Isabella, and Mariah; extended family, one son, Jonathan Whisenand (Brandy), two daughters, Amanda Mayo (Darin) and Rachel Snider (Bruce); four granddaughters, Tanna, Alexis, Macey and Natalie and several nieces and nephews.



RB was preceded in death by his two daughters Emma Murphy and Georgia Kendall; sisters Kathleen Warden and Geneva Delozier; and brother Ray McCoy.



In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society OR American Heart Association c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65202.