Underwood, William Carl Buren (Dalton)

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

William (Bill) Carl Buren Underwood, 79, of Dalton, GA, died Sunday, January 6, 2013. 

Bill was born January 1, 1934, son of the late Walter and Mary Kate Underwood; and was also preceded in death by his son, William Underwood II; brother, Hawain Underwood; sister, Opal Underwood Scanland; and mother of his children, Sarah Robinson Dillard. 

Bill played football and ran track at Balboa High School in Panama. He joined the Army July 13, 1954 at Ft. Amador Canal Zone and was discharged at Ft. Dixie New Jersey June 12, 1962. He graduated from Tennessee Polytechnic University in Cookville, with a degree in Civil Engineering and became a licensed Civil Engineer. Bill owned and operated, TheUnderwood Greenhouse, from 1972 until 2013. 

He is survived by his sons, Timothy and Daniel Underwood; daughter, Vickie Underwood; sister, Betty JoAnn Underwood; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. William Carl Buren Underwood will be held Saturday, January 12, at noon at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Landon Brooke officiating. He will be laid to rest at the Chattanooga National Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5-9 p.m. Friday, January 11. 

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel.


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