Leo E. Underwood

January 13, 1913 ‒ July 04, 2002

Mt. Gilead, Ohio

Leo E. Underwood, 89 , of Co. Rd. 93, Mt. Gilead, Ohio died Thursday July 4, 2002 at the Morrow Manor Nursing Home in Chesterville, OH.

He was born in Lancaster, Ohio on January 13, 1913, the son of the late Isaac and Emma Hanna Underwood. He moved here in 1958 from Sunbury. He operated a family farm until retiring.

He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law Ronald & Joyce Underwood of Mt. Gilead, OH; a daughter and son-in-law Beverly & Gordon Short of Prospect, OH; a step-son Darold Fritchen of Lorida, FL; 9 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

His wife Hazel A. Fritchen Underwood, whom he married June 15, 1939, preceded him in death on Nov. 22, 1992. A step daughter Shirley Angel and a grandson Rick Seeley also preceded him in death.

Friends may call at the Snyder Funeral Home in Mt. Gilead on Friday July 5, from 6-8 p.m. Rev. Bill Middleton will hold funeral services there Saturday at 11 a.m.. Burial will be in Bryn Zion Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Morrow Manor Nursing Center.