AMerican Veteran 11

Larry James Underburger

August 12, 1955 ~ June 10, 2021 (age 65)

Obituary Image


Larry James “Underdog” Underburger, age 65 of Brookport, Illinois passed away at 11:17 pm on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 6 pm on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at Anchor of Hope Pentecostal Church in Metropolis with Rev. Cletus McLane officiating.

Larry was a member of Anchor of Hope Pentecostal Church and served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era.

Larry is survived by his wife, Tama Underburger; children, Robert Pettry and wife Jennifer, Debbie  Pettry, Angela Burdick, Lori Underburger, Christopher Reynolds, and Cecil Reynolds; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; 2 sisters; several nieces and nephews.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Mary (Wilson) Underburger; granddaughter, Brittany Nichole Pettry.

Memorials may be made in Larry’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Larry James Underburger, please visit our floral store.


Celebration of Life
June 16, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Anchor of Hope Pentecostal Church (Metropolis)


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

© 2021 Loftus-McManus Funeral Homes Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy