Charles E. Underwood

| September 14, 2016


Charles E. Underwood, age 77 of West Lafayette, Ohio and formerly of Holmes County passed away Monday morning, September 12th, 2016 at Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Nashville Church of Christ with David Underwood officiating. Burial will take place in Killbuck Cemetery, Killbuck, Ohio. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, Ohio and one hour prior to the services on Saturday at the church. Those wishing to share a memory or make online condolences may do so by visiting

He was born February 23rd, 1939 in Warsaw, Ohio and was the son of Forrest E. and Leatha Fern (Osborne) Underwood. On March 5th, 1960 he married Marilyn Dillon and she preceded him in death January 14th, 2008. He later married Martha “Jeri” Bemus and she survives. Charles was a 1958 graduate of Union High School, Warsaw, Ohio. He was a member of the Nashville Church of Christ. Charles was a retired Dairy Farmer. He loved restoring old tractors and he enjoyed gardening.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three daughters and their spouses, Ruth (Jeffrey) Winch of Cincinnati, Ohio, Rachel (Don) Brehm of Gahanna, Ohio and Diana (Stephen) Nash of Lexington, Kentucky; 5 step children, Don (Pam) Latham of Coshocton, Ohio, Scott (Penny) Latham of Sebring, Ohio, Amy (Ron) Stonebraker of Coshocton, Ohio, Melissa (Todd) Kilchenman of West Lafayette, Ohio and Tim Latham of Cleveland, Ohio; five grandchildren, Seth, Hannah, Julia and Abigail Winch and Bethany Brehm; 9 step grandchildren, Karli, Thomas, Megan, Jenna and Lynsey Stonebraker, Wes and Andrew Latham, and Hayden and Grace Kilchenman; two brothers, Harrison (Hazel) Underwood of Bethel, Ohio and Ray (Dorothy) Underwood of Warsaw, Ohio; a sister, Iva Belle Gault of Walhonding, Ohio; numerous nieces and nephews; and his dog, Buddy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother and sister-in-law, Eugene (Ruth) Underwood; and a brother-in-law, Daniel Gault.

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