Charles E. Underwood 88 of Clinton, IL passed away 9:45 PM July 16, 2020 at Carle BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal, IL.
Private graveside services will be at Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wapella, IL with Pastor Stan Motley officiating. There will be no visitation. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with arrangements.
Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Charles was born September 16, 1931 in Wapella, IL the son of George Robert and Alice Dean (Harris) Underwood. He married Marilyn L. Fry, January 25, 1975 in Clinton, IL.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn L. Underwood, Clinton, IL, daughter, Susie (Bobby) Schaefer, DeWitt, IL; step daughters, Sandi Hamblen, Bloomington, IL; Katherine (Stan) Motley, Sandwich, IL, 7 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandson, siblings, Mary Hayes, Heyworth, IL; James (Sharon) Underwood, Clinton, IL; Marge (Bill) Scott, Heyworth, IL; Barbara Lane, Clinton, IL; Mike (Connie) Underwood, Bloomington, IL.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, 1 son, Richard Eugene Underwood, 1 infant daughter, 2 sisters, and 2 brothers.
Charles worked at the Wapella Grade School as a custodian retiring 22 ½ years. He loved woodworking and making things for all of his family.