Michael D. Underwood, 74, of Connersville, passed away Monday evening, January 18, 2021 at Greenfield Healthcare Center, Greenfield, Indiana.

One of five children of Wendell David and Cora Alice Hollingsworth Underwood, Michael was born in Linton, Indiana on August 2, 1946, and graduated from Muncie Central High School.

On September 23, 1967, he married the former Brenda Carol Langstor in Enon, Alabama.

Mrs. Underwood survives. In 1974, he moved to Connersville with his family.

Michael was a decorated veteran. He served in Vietnam with the rank of Captain in the United States Army Rangers. He was awarded two purple hearts for injuries sustained while protecting his country. Following his honorable discharge, he enlisted with the United States Army Reserve.

Over the years, he was employed for Philco-Ford, Stants, D&M, and for the Whitewater Care Pavilion in the transportation department.

Other than his wife, Brenda Carol Underwood, survivors include sons Douglas Stahl of Yorktown, Indiana, Carl David Underwood of Connersville, Michael Joseph (Dawn) Underwood of Paris, Illinois, and Benjamin Wayne (Heather) Underwood of Rossville, Indiana; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; a sister, Alice (Cloyd) Duke of Noblesville, Indiana; two aunts, Linda Seacrest and Beverly Taylor; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Besides his parents, Michael was preceded in death by a sister, Barbra Underwood Thornberry.

The visitation and service will be private. Invited friends and family will be able to visit from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted the same day at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Mal Gibson officiating. Burial will be in the Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Muncie, Indiana.

Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.