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Donald Foster Underhill

July 2, 1936 — February 14, 2024

Fort Worth

Donald Foster Underhill was born July 2, 1936 in Corsicana, TX to the late Clyde Boyd and Doris Evelyn (Donahue) Underhill.  Don passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on February 14, 2024 in Ft. Worth, TX.   He was 87 years old.

 Don graduated from Pascal High School and proudly served in the US Navy and as a Staff Sergeant in the US Army.  After retiring from the automotive industry, he enjoyed his Corvette and spending summers in Moxahala, OH, volunteering with DFW TZUS and More Dog Rescue and serving as Vice President of The Underhill Society of America, Inc.  Coaching his sons with their Haltom City football, baseball and basketball was a great memory for him.   As a strong Christian man he taught his sons how to live with faith and perseverance.   He was an avid Cowboy Football fan and he looked forward to his weekly breakfast with his coffee buddies.  He was preceeded in death by his parents, son, Alan Underhill and brother, Boyd Underhill.

 He is survived by his beloved wife of 38 years, Rita Diane "RD" Underhill and his adoring sons Aubrey (Ellyn) Underhill, Frankston, TX; Andrew (Debra) Underhill, Keller, TX; Steven Moody, Moxahala, OH.  Grandchildren:  Robert (Gabby), Alex, Logan, Weston, Abigail; great grandsons William and Christopher and many nieces and nephews.  The family would like to extend sincere appreciation to Three Oaks Hospice of Bedford for the wonderful care they provided to Don and his family.

 A committal service with military honors will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, March 4, 2024, at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery with Alpine Funeral Home, 2300 N. Sylvania Avenue, Fort Worth, TX providing services.

 In lieu of flowers please consider donating to your favorite charity or DFW Tzus and More Rescue, PO Box 1519, Euless, TX 76039.

 

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Monday, March 4, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75211

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