Walter Underwood

June 16, 2015
Walter Underwood


Walter “Sonny” Lee Underwood Jr. , age 74, of Currie passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Northchase Nursing and Rehabilitation.

He was born January 4, 1941 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina the son of the late Walter Lee Underwood Sr. and Madge Ozell Bridges Underwood.

Sonny was an avid hunter, enjoyed fishing and camping, but the thing that he enjoyed most was being able to trade, barter and negotiate items. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who enjoyed spending time in the company of his family.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 55 years, Judy Underwood; sons, Sonny Lee Underwood and wife Ginny Lee and Walter Clay Underwood; daughters, Sherry Lee Little and Angela Faye Gore and husband Harold; twelve grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and numerous other loving family members and friends.
A service will held at a later date.

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  • June 27, 2015
    Adam Gore says:
    I am sorry I could not be there to see you before everything happened Papa. I love you and will miss you with all my heart!

  • June 18, 2015
    Amelia (Cookie) Garner says:
    Shirley, I'm so sorry to hear about Sonny! He was such a fun loving man. I will always cherish the weekend we had at Myrtle Beach, and the laughter, and fun he gave us on that trip! Please know that you and the family are in my prayers, Love you, Cookie

  • June 19, 2015
    Landra & Martin Sims says:
    Dear Judy & family, It's times like these that I wish I was closer. Thinking and praying for you that God will be your strength and peace. Love all of you. Will call later when things settle down. With our deepest sympathy, Landra and Martin