|Birth: ||Apr. 17, 1989|
|Death: ||May 25, 2007|
Nathan Dean Underwood, age 18, 2007 graduate of Rolla High School, passed away at St. John's Hospital on Friday May 25, 2007 at 9:19 am. He was born April 17, 1989 in Rolla, Missouri. He is survived by his parents Daniel and Barbara (Pittman) Underwood, Three siblings, Daniel, Natasha, and Katrina Underwood all of Rolla, MO. He is also survived by Grandparents: Lenny and Janet (Norris) Colvin of St. James; James and Sue Burch of Springfield, MO; Donald and Sharon Underwood of Rolla, MO; Mary and Bill Francis of Union, MO. He is also survived by Great-grandmothers: Dorothy (Shuey) Norris, Viola (Rhodes) Underwood, Elizabeth (Shrout) Campbell, and Beulah (Foster) Sterling. He is also survived by multiple Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Friends and other relatives. He is preceded in death by Great-grandfathers: Clarence Norris, Ira Underwood, Joseph Dixon, Calvin Burch, and Step-Great-grandfather Edward Keaton. Visitation for Nathan Dean Underwood will be held from 4 pm to 5pm for family and from 5pm to 8pm for public on Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Rolla, MO. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at 12pm at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Rolla. Interment will be held at Asher Cemetery in rural Phelps County. All arrangement is under the direction of the Teague & Sons Funeral Home of Newburg, MO. A Memorial Fund has been set up in Nathan's name at the Town & Country Bank- South Branch.
ROLLA DAILY NEWS STORY: 6-28-07
The day began as a day of celebration for many families with graduating seniors, but Friday, May 25 quickly turned into a day of mourning for the Underwood family.
The day Nathan Underwood was planning on walking across the stage dressed in his cap and gown to receive his diploma was cut short when he unexpectingly died at the age of 18.
Underwood was feeling ill after coming home from school, and he later stopped breathing. On the way to the hospital, Underwood had complications because of pneumonia and a lack of oxygen to the brain after attempts to resuscitate him, causing his death.
Underwood was planning on going into the Marines, and after his death he was still able to help the lives of others.
Underwood was an organ donor and doctors were able to successfully use five of his organs to help save the lives of people in the St. Louis area.
Created by: Debi Ann
Record added: May 30, 2007
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I know how hard this affected Katrina and Natasha. I want them to know I love them, I've loved them since high school, and I fully understand what they're going through, as I lost my younger brother also. I hope you guys contact me soon.|
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