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1010 S. White Street
P.O. Box 99
ATHENS, TN 37371-0099
Phone: 423-745-3013
Fax: 423-745-7733
Johnny Underdown

Johnny Bob "Bobby" Underdown Jr.

Wednesday, April 15th, 1959 - Monday, July 29th, 2019
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2019 at U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville.
He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a son of the late Johnny Bob Underdown, Sr. He was also preceded in death by his wife Denise Wiley Underdown.
Bobby was very artistic, loved flying, had been associated with the Swift Association, and loved playing and entertaining his grandsons.
He was retired from Bowater Papermill.
He is survived by his mother, Barbara Moses Underdown of Athens; daughter and her husband, Jennifer and Chris Morgan of Florence, AL; son and his wife, Johnny Bob III and Melissa Underdown of Riceville; two sisters and their husbands, Laura and Tony Sullivan of Athens and Lisa and Wayne Carter of Cleveland; brother Donny Underdown of Athens; grandsons, Landen Underdown, Myles Underdown, Gresham Morgan, Henry Morgan, and Charlie Morgan; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be conducted, 2:30 pm, Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Cedar Grove Cemetery with Rev. Wayne Carter officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 pm Saturday at the funeral home prior to the graveside service.
Pallbearers will be Michael Underdown, Chris Morgan, Steven Underdown, Tony Sullivan, Spencer Sullivan and Jordan Perleoni.
The family suggests memorials be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 E. College Street, Athens, TN 37303.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Smith Funeral & Cremation Service of Athens
    1010 S. White Street
    ATHENS, TN 37303
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  • Service

    Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 | 2:30pm
    Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 2:30pm
    Cedar Grove Cemetery
    Hill Street
    ATHENS, TN 37303
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  • Interment

    Cedar Grove Cemetery
    Hill Street
    ATHENS, TN 37303
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Louise Duckworth

Posted at 06:16pm
Dear Barbara and family: just heard of the passing of your precious Bobby. I am so sorry. You will all be in my prayers for comfort and strength, as only our God can bring.

Bob and Kathey Loftis

Posted at 06:13pm
We are so very sorry to hear of Bobby's passing. Barbara, you and your family will be in our prayers. With love,

Trina Ammons

Posted at 09:49pm
Jennifer and Johnny,
Remembering you and your family with special thoughts and prayers.

Rebecca Evans

Posted at 12:15am
I will always remember the kind words Bobby always had for me and my family . My prayers go out to his children and especially all of his grandchildren in this time of sorrow.

Max and Juanita Scarbrough

Posted at 03:40pm
So sorry. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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