Candy Diana Underwood, 67, of Shinnston, passed away at 8:55pm, Thursday, March 11, 2021, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. She was born, April 8, 1953, a daughter of the late Carl Raymond and Dorothy Stillwell Osbourne. She is survived by her husband, Michael R. Underwood, whom she married June 7, 1985.
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Also surviving are five children; Wendy Gregory and her husband Derek, Mannington, Samantha Newbrough, Pine Bluff, Jennifer Wilson and her husband Daniel, Clarksburg, Stacey Underwood, Cleveland, OH, and Candais Salerno and her husband Mike, Shinnston, her grandchildren; Derek Harrison, Summer Harrison, Ashley Harrison, Chloe Gregory, David Gregory, Jonothan Newbrough, Todd Newbrough, Kristopher Wilson, Mariah Wilson, Chase McCullough, Paige McCullough, Daylynn Huckabee, Riley Watson, Leah Robinson, Gabriella Robinson, and Ava Salerno, her great-grandchildren; Kole Harrison, Scarlett Harrison, James Lucas, Mason Haskell, Emerson Swisher, Jaylenn Newbrough, Lucas Newbrough, and Nola Tyler. Candy was from a large family. Her surviving siblings are, Dottie Martin and her husband Arnold, Keith Osbourne and his wife Angela, Randy Osbourne and his wife Bonnie. She also leaves behind two special friends, Starla Simmons and Becky O’Dell.
In addition to her parents, Candy was also preceded in death by one son, Michael Richard Underwood, Jr., one grandson, Ryan Wilson, and her siblings, Nina Dodrill, Dennis Osbourne, Gabby Osbourne, Eston Osbourne, Terry Carl Osbourne, Dickie Osbourne and Junior Osbourne.
Candy was a homemaker and her life revolved around her family. She especially loved being silly and playing games with her grandchildren. She was a wonderful cook and always had more than enough at her many family gatherings. She and her husband enjoyed sitting outside, people watching and chatting with their neighbors.
The family will receive friends at the Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St., Shinnston, from 11am until the time of the funeral service at 2pm, Tuesday, March 16. Interment will be in the Wyatt I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com. The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Underwood family.