Glenn Underwood

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Glenn Underwood passed away at Ball Memorial Hospital Thursday evening after complications related to recent surgery.

Glenn Underwood- April 2015Born November 20, 1944 in Lawton, Oklahoma, Glenn was raised in Elwood, Indiana.  He graduated from Purdue University with both an Associate’s Degree and a Bachelor’s Degree, before earning a Master’s Degree from Ball State University.  While attending Purdue he played trombone in the marching band.

Glenn, and his wife of 46 years, Judy moved to New Castle where he established the Vocational Building Trades program.  Throughout most of his adult life, Glenn owned his own construction company.  He most recently served as the Executive Director of Raintree Habitat for Humanity.
Glenn and Judy owned a cottage on Lake Chapman for 35 years and enjoyed hosting friends and family where they have taught over 100 people to water ski.

Glenn was instrumental in installing the initial lights at the New Castle Little League diamond and was an avid supporter of youth sports in New Castle.  He also is a former President of Henry County Home Builders Association, a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, a member of the Elks Club and the Jaycees.

Glenn was preceded in death by his father Martin and his mother Phyllis.  He is survived by his spouse Judy (Crow), son Scott (Michele), son Chris (Carrie) and grandchildren Jake, Samantha, Cassie, Drew and Allie.  Additional survivors include sister Lela (Bill) Dailey and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Henry County Community Foundation to benefit youth sports or the Raintree Habitat For Humanity.

Macer-Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Services are honored to conduct the services for Mr. Underwood.


Courtesy of The Courier Times