Thomas Lee Underwood
April 4, 1954  -  August 10, 2018

Thomas Lee Underwood


Visitation
Navarre United Methodist Church
9474 Navarre Parkway
Navarre, FL  32566
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
10:30 AM
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Funeral Service
Navarre United Methodist Church
9474 Navarre Parkway
Navarre, FL  32566
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
11:30 AM
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Barrancas National Cemetery
1 Cemetery Road
Pensacola, FL  32508
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Navarre United Methodist Church- Music Department


I served in the Army.

Thomas Lee Underwood, 64, of Navarre, passed on Friday, August 10, 2018. His wife and brother were at his side.

Tom was modest and unassuming, but he had an interesting career: US Army 8 years, Communication Specialist 5 (Secret Clearance/Eligible Top Secret); Voice-of-the-Base, Ceremonies, Camp Jackson; Armed Services Radio Network, Germany, Turkey; WSM 650 AM. 95.5 FM; Nashville Radio: On Air Talent; Broadcast Live from Opryland Hotel, Wildhorse Saloon & Music Row; Introduced artists, Grand Old Opry; Booked & interviewed "A List" artists; Host/Writer/Producer of 5 nationally syndicated radio programs; Business Analyst, Bridgestone USA Headquarters. In his retirement he enjoyed being Santa!

Tom is survived by his wife Luan Annette, a son Tim Underwood, brother Jim Underwood and sisters Robbie (Dave) Cole and Karen Underwood. Also missing him are daughters Leslie (Myron) Kessler and Beth (Brady) Stewart, sisters-in-law Audrey (Bill) Prynn and Letha (Gary) Clark and brother-in-law Lyndall (Janice) Cuba. Tom leaves nine grandchildren.

Funeral service to be held at Navarre United Methodist Church, 9474 Navarre Parkway on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 with visitation beginning 10:30 AM and service at 11:30 AM. Burial with military honors will take place at Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola at 2:00 PM. Memorials honoring Tom may be made to the Music Department at his church, Navarre United Methodist Church.


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  1. Rick Hickenbottom
    Carthage, IL

    Luan, so very sorry for your loss. Have said a prayer for and for Tom. He will be missed. God be with you in this time of loss and sorrow.

  2. June Reams
    Gilson, IL

    Luan, I am so sorry to hear this news, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Tim & Annette Robison
    Navarre, FL

    Luan,

    Annette and I offer you our sincere condolences. Tom was a wonderful Friend and neighbor. He will be missed.

  4. Melissa McDonald
    Nashville, TN

    Please accept my condolences for your loss. I worked with Tom at WSM. He had incredible talent, and he was also a pleasant, polite and fun guy. We were all shocked to hear of his death, and our big WSM family remembers him fondly.

  5. Melissa McDonald
    Nashville, TN

    Please accept my condolences for your loss. I worked with Tom at WSM. He had incredible talent, and he was also a pleasant, polite and fun guy. We were all shocked to hear of his death, and our big WSM family remembers him fondly.

  6. James and Kat Faulkner
    Johnston, IA

    Luann,
    James and I are so sorry to hear of Tom's Passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!

  7. Gerard and Marianne Akkerhuis
    Navarre, FL

    Luan, Tom is leaving a rich legacy. Do continue to leave your legacy. Your have so very much to offer. God speed you on!

  8. Mike and Pam Carson
    Colchester, IL

    Luan, we are so terribly sorry for your loss. Keeping you lifted up in prayer that God will give you strength and rest during this difficult time. Mike and Pam

  9. Debbie Sullivan
    Colchester, IL

    Luan, my dear dear friend, how I wish I could hug you! This breaks my heart for you! I know you are using your strong gritty farmgirl skills, but I wish you would never have to go through this! Much love —you are in my heart!

  10. Howard Piansky
    Navarre, FL

    A better neighbor no one could ask for. Tom was a gentle giant who loved to laugh and always had a smile on his face.

  11. Molly Sanders (McGinnis)
    Fort Dodge, IA

    Luann,
    I'm so sorry for your loss. Hugs and love from my family to yours.
    Much Love,
    Molly Kristine

  12. Mike and Beth Davito
    Navarre, FL

    You know how much we love both you and Tom! He will be missed so very much.......

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