Donovan Underwood

Donovan Underwood

Donovan Rickell Underwood, 48, of Sylva, N.C., passed away Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C.

A native of Graham County, he was the son of the late Ronnie Underwood of Robbinsville N.C., and Martha Brown of Murphy, N.C.

He is survived by his companion, Brandy Brewer of Sylva; daughter, Triniti Underwood of Sylva, daughter, Jacey Underwood of Robbinsville, N.C.; sister, Laurie Underwood of Murphy, N.C., and niece Kiara Taylor of Murphy, N.C.; nephew, Austin Rattler of Sylva, N.C.; brothers, Ronnie Underwood Jr. Billy Underwood, both of Robbinsville, N.C., and brother, Corey Underwood of Andrews, N.C.

Donovan was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and was a friend to many throughout his life. He loved his family very much and was always someone willing to help a friend in need.

Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, at 133 Cornsilk Branch Road, Robbinsville, N.C., with the Rev. Henry Ethridge, Jr. officiating. Pallbearers were Charlie Garland, Jordan Garland, Chris Blount, Bo Brewer, Corey Underwood and Micah Boughman.

Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Underwood family.