Gary L. Underwood Sr., 69, of Rushville and formerly of Lufkin, Texas, passed away April 10, 2010. Born Oct. 12, 1940 in Toledo, Ohio, he was the son of John Sr. and Beula (Stage) Underwood, both deceased. He married Dixie Tucker March 27, 1964; she survives. Mr. Underwood was a manager at Walmart in Lufkin, Texas for nine years. He retired from Lufkin Industries after 18 years. He served in the Navy Reserves. Survivors in addition to his wife include sons, Gary L. (Sherri) Underwood Jr. and James David Underwood, both of Rushville; one grandson; and one great-grandson. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Johnna Underwood; and a brother, John M. Underwood Jr. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Moster Mortuary in Rushville with the Rev. Jay Noll officiating. Friends may visit after 10:30 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.