Mr. Richard Alan Underwood

Mr. Richard Alan Underwood

Richard Alan “Ricky” Underwood age 60, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away at his residence Tuesday – September 1, 2020. He was born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia and was a lifelong resident of Northwest Georgia. He was a graduate of Lakeview – Fort Oglethorpe High School – Class of 1977. He was employed with Estes Express Lines in Chattanooga, TN where he was a dispatcher. He was also a former employee of Kenco Logistic Services for several years. Ricky loved the drag strip, going fishing, collecting old cars, grilling, Tennessee Volunteers football and most importantly spending time with his family. He was of the Baptist Faith. He is preceded in death by his parents, Richard Underwood, Jane Underwood Beene and James E. Beene, Sr., grandparents: William and Beulah Underwood and Rev. John C. and Maude Brown. Ricky is survived by his sisters: Debbie (Donald) Callahan of Rossville, GA, Judy (Rev. Steve) Camp of Chickamauga, GA, Gaye (Greg) Autry of Ringgold, Ga, step-brother: Eddy (Stephanie) Beene of Mt. Juliet, TN, step-sister: Lisa McFarland of Fort Oglethorpe, GA, several nieces and nephews who he adored. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am – Friday – September 4, 2020 in the chapel with Reverend Steve Camp officiating. Burial will follow in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park, Rossville, Georgia. Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes – Fort Oglethorpe Chapel. Online register book at

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