Russell W. Underwood

June 25, 1992

Services for Russell W. Underwood, a retired longshoreman,will be held at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Fountain Baptist Church, 1215 E. Monument St., where he was a member for 60 years.

Mr. Underwood died Sunday of liver failure at Bon Secours Hospital. He was 74.

He grew up on Eager Street in East Baltimore and attended local schools. For a time, he worked as a paperhanger for his late father, Orville Underwood.

From 1940 to 1980, he was a longshoreman. After his retirement, he and his wife enjoyed travel to family reunions and other trips.

He is survived by his wife, the former Ruby Delphia Oglesby, whom he married in 1944; a daughter, Ruby Jean Underwood of Baltimore; a son, R. Joel Underwood of Phoenix; and three grandchildren.

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