John Edwin Underhill

January 10, 1929 ~ June 4, 2018 (age 89)

John Edwin Underhill



John passed away peacefully at his ranch in Colorado the 4th of June 2018.  He was 89 years old.


He served in the army, and was a member of the 307 airborne. John had a passion for wildlife, hunting, and to become a gunsmith. He came to Colorado after his service to go to gunsmith school.  He fell in love with the Rocky Mountains with its abundance of wildlife and stayed here to live his dream of ranching and hunting.  He and Laura enjoyed 65 wonderful years of marriage, working their ranch, raising their family, and racing horses.


John is survived by his wife Laura, son John R and daughter Barbara-Sue, as well as 8 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He will be united with his children that passed before him, Johnny E and Robert E.

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