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“I just learned of your father's passing when I saw George Lebamoff at breakfast this morning. I was out of town the previous week. All of us...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Janet Bircheff - Fort Wayne, IN

“Paul is with the Lord now, as well as his beloved wife Vicki. Neighbors for 18 years I consider her like a real sister. The boys, all fine young men...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Karen and Ron Flickinger - IN

“So sorry to hear of your loss. May memories and the love of family and friends comfort you. Jim & Kathy ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Our sincere sympathy to the Underwood family for your loss. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Fred & Mary Lou Jackson - Albany, NY

“I'm sorry for your loss. He on the other hand is with his Lord ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Treva Schmidt - Warren, IN

“My sincere condolences. Vivian Skadron ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“I had a business and quasi-personal relationship with Paul during my years as a banker. He was one of the finest gentlemen I've ever known...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Sid Baker - Fishers, IN

“My prayers and sympathy go out to everyone in the Underwood family. Mr. Underwood (as I always called him) was one of the smartest men I ever worked...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Marsha Roehling - Fort Wayne, IN

“I'm sorry to hear of Uncle Paul's passing. I feel in my heart that my dad, Uncle Paul, and Aunt Alice are playing Up and Down the River having a...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Cathy Underwood-Dauenhauer - IN


Paul Eugene Underwood, 86, passed away Friday, February 16, 2018. He was born in Fort Wayne, IN on September 15, 1931, the son of the late Harry and Blanche Underwood. Paul was a 1953 graduate of Indiana University where he played baseball. He was voted most valuable player for the 1953 season and was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds. Rather than playing MLB, Paul served in the US Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1955. Paul was the Executive Vice President of N.B.D. Bank, formerly known as the People's Trust Bank. Paul was a member of St. Nicholas Eastern Orthodox Church. He also served as the President of the Central Lion's Club. Paul received the honor of being the 50 year "I" man at Indiana University. Surviving are his children; Dr. Steven (Sheila) Underwood, Thomas (Deborah) Underwood, John (Deb) Underwood, James (Ann) Underwood, and Paul M. Underwood; 9 grandchildren, Mary Margaret Jackson, Emily Underwood, Amy Stoffel, Kelly Underwood, Rachael Underwood, Raleigh Stoll, Sarah Underwood, Scott Underwood, and Taylor Underwood; 6 great-grandchildren; siblings, Nina (Bill) Hoover, and Janice (David) Irwin. He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Victoria Underwood; great-grandchild, Gilbert Strader; siblings, Benjamin Underwood, Alice Moring Hageman, Mary Palmer, Charles Underwood, Hugh Underwood, Harry Underwood, and Lois Yoder. Funeral service will take place at 11AM on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at St. Nicholas Eastern Orthodox Church, 3535 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46805, with calling 1 hour prior. Visitation will take place from 2-4 and 6-8 on Monday February 19, 2018 at D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Chapel, 8325 Covington Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46804. Trisagion prayers will take place on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 7:30pm also at the funeral home. Entombment will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Nicholas Eastern Orthodox Church.