Aaron R. Underwood, 76, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2010, at Ardmore, Okla. Services will be Friday, November 26, 2010, at 10 a.m., at The Chapel at Griffin-Hillcrest in Ardmore, Okla., with Brother Ronnie Carroll officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore.


Aaron R. Underwood, 76, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2010, at Ardmore, Okla. Services will be Friday, November 26, 2010, at 10 a.m., at The Chapel at Griffin-Hillcrest in Ardmore, Okla., with Brother Ronnie Carroll officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore.

 

Aaron was born October 12, 1934, in Atlee, Okla., to Richard Vaskel Underwood and Lula Mae (Evans) Underwood.

 

He married Patricia L Kerps on July 4, 1957, in Healdton, Okla.

 

Aaron was drafted into the U. S. Army on July 8, 1957, where he served his country for two years. He retired from Michelin Tire on August 1, 1991, after 21 years of service. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, family and friends. He spent 10 years swimming with the YMCA Aerobics program.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Billy Joe Underwood and Johnny Gene Underwood; and one sister, Wynell Stewart.

 

Aaron is survived by his wife, Patricia of the home; daughters, Jackie Eubanks and husband, Ricky of Ardmore and Toni Patterson and husband, Mike of Oklahoma City; son, Danny Underwood of Ardmore; grandsons, Dirk Eubanks and wife, Katie, Justin Eubanks and wife, Jacey all of Ardmore, Michael Patterson and Jake Patterson of Oklahoma City, and Tanner Underwood of Ardmore; great-grandsons, River Eubanks, Parker Eubanks and Dalton Eubanks all of Ardmore; sisters, Gloria Underwood of Marietta, Tiny Belle Paul of Ardmore and Emma Lou Elkins of Houston, Texas; and one aunt, Rosa Freeman of Healdton.

 

Pallbearers are Tracy Lemons, Jason Lemons, Bobby Bean, Vance Paul, Tanner Underwood and Michael Patterson.

 

Honorary bearers will be grandsons; great-grandsons; and good friends, Sam Powell and Darrell Dunham.

 

Condolences may be left at www.Griffin-HillcrestFH.com.