Stephen L. Underwood, age 77 of New Lexington, Ohio, died Wednesday February 17, 2021 after an extended illness. Steve was born January 17, 1944 in Zanesville, Ohio to the late Mell G. and Virginia (Lennon) Underwood. On June 19, 1965 he married Diane Cooksey at St. Rose Catholic Church in New Lexington and they have shared 55 years together. He is survived by his wife Diane, their children: Todd (Karyne) Underwood, Lisa Lee, Brad Underwood and Carol (Brandon) Pierce, 12 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, a brother Mell Underwood a sister Bernadine Underwood and 2 nephews. Services will be private. The family would like to thank Mt. Carmel Hospice for their wonderful care provided to Steve and his family. Contributions may be made to Mt. Carmel Hospice, 1144 Dublin Road Columbus OH 43215 in his memory.