Mr. Jackie Lee Underwood of Campbellsville passed from this life on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the Taylor Regional Hospital after a short illness. Born on April 20, 1948 to the late James Underwood and Edna (Mann) Milby, he was 71 years, 9 months, and 12 days of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Christian faith. Mr. Underwood was a former assemblyman before becoming disabled, but his best work was in being a Papa to his kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
Three children: Gerald “Jerry” Underwood, Roy Williams and wife Trish, and John Williams and wife Kathy, all of Campbellsville,
Two sisters: Joyce Walsh and Sue Underwood,
Seven grandchildren: Jordan, Brandon, Brian, Bret, Wesley, Austin, and Chris,
Five great-grandchildren: Tyler, Emma, Carter, Zander, and Gunnar,
And a host of other family and friends.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Geraldine (Myers) Underwood, and two infant siblings.
Mr. Underwood requested cremation and those arrangements were entrusted to the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville. There will be a memorial service to honor his life on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 161 Snow Lane, Campbellsville, KY. The family will receive friends there from 5:00-7:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to Guide Dogs for the Blind. Those can be made in person during the memorial service, or online at www.lrpetty.com/donations or www.guidedogsfortheblind.org.
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