December 2, 1934 - March 19, 2021
Leland Jerome “Jerry” Underwood, of rural Alger, Ohio, died Friday, morning, March 19, 2021, at his home, where he was born on December 2, 1934. He was the son of Ronald & Pauline (Ewing) Underwood, who preceded him in death. On August 13, 1953, he married Nancy Ruth Long, and she survives. Other survivors include, 3 children, Larry (Cindy) Underwood, Alger, Barb (Jeff) Leonard, Alger, Mark (Susan) Underwood, Harrod, grandchildren, Kelly (Thomas) Nienberg, Glandorf; Lucas (Holli) Underwood, Ridgeway; Robert (Michelle) Underwood, Alger; Kristin (Kory) Floyd, Waynesfield; Krystal (Darrin) Motter, Harrod; Kaleb Underwood, Harrod; Chad Leonard, Alger; Brad (Andrea) Leonard, Kenton; Jessica Baldwin, Lakeview; 25 great grandchildren, 4 sisters, Rhonda (Conrad) Hughes, Kenton; D. Marcine Linn (dec); Carole (Lou-dec) Sharp, Florida; Sheron (Arlen-dec) Lenhart, Georgia, several nieces & nephews. A graduate of Alger High School, Jerry was a life long farmer. He was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ. Ada, and served as a Marion Twp. Trustee. He was a member of the Pork Hall of Fame, Columbus, OH, and received the Distinguished Service Award Chester White Swine Record Assn. Jerry was a member of the Alger EMT Board, the Alger Alumni Assn., and served as a 4H advisor of the Alger Jr. Farmers. Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be directed to the St. Paul United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 280, Ada, OH, 45810. Arrangements are being handled by Eley Funeral Home & Crematory, Waynesfield, Ohio, where condolences may be expressed at www.eleyfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
Leland Jerome “Jerry” Underwood, of rural Alger, Ohio, died Friday, morning, March 19, 2021, at his home, where he was born on December 2, 1934. He was the son of Ronald & Pauline (Ewing) Underwood, who preceded him in death.... View Obituary & Service Information
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