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Dr. Charles Raymond Underwood 1951 - 2013
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Saturday, December 07, 2013
Ms Underwood, I was trying to contsct Ray to let him know I was visiting florida this week, to find this horrific obituarary. I keep saying his loss couldn't have happened without me knowing. He was such a special man to me. I loved this man and we so often texted and emailed. I knew I hadn't heard from him for a while but knew he stayed busy. I can not tell you the depth of my sympathy and sorrow. God be with you. This is Pat Surber. Last year Jon and I had dinner with you both. I just don't know what to say. Wish I could find you while I visit Orlando. If you get this my email is patfoutz@bcchospital.org
Monday, August 19, 2013
So sorry to here about your Son Ray passing away. I work for Ray at the Magic kingdom. He was a great manager. Always had a smile at M.K. have a lot of memories. Will pray for you Mrs.Underwood May the Lord comfort you.
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Our Thoughts and prayers are with you. Melva & Charles; Ruthann & Dick; Jill & Charlie
Monday, July 29, 2013
Ray, you are so going to be missed. I can remember you greeting me at Animal Kingdom over in Asia my first week working deployment there. I was so happy to see a familiar face. Your cast always had such good things to say about you and your deployment team thought you were a pretty cool guy too.

I can remember the day you told me how you messed up CDS. Story goes, a bunch of his Asia cast members wanted to get an early realease (ER). Well they couldnt afford to let so many go home early so Ray went into CDS and thought he denied them. Turns out he approved them all. That story cracked me up.

Thanks for making us smaile Ray. We will miss you!!
Sunday, July 28, 2013
Ray, love you lots!!
I'll miss your smiling face!
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Ray I can't believe you are gone. I just spoke with you last week on the phone at base. You were a Great man you were always happy when I saw and spoke to you. All of us at WDW that knew and worked with you have lost a true friend. Mrs. Underwood I am so sorry for you loss. I am sorry I was unable to attend as I was out of town at another memorial service. God bless you and your Family at this sad time. Just know that Ray will be missed.
Friday, July 26, 2013
Ray you out of all the people that I worked with at Epcot were the most influental on my life. I thank you for all the great memories that I will hold very dear in those good old days at WDW. May God bless you and your family and please keep an eye on us from where you are now. I can Always use Another guardian angel ! You will be missed by So Many people whose lives you've touched !
Friday, July 26, 2013
Betty, I am so sad to hear of the loss of your son,Ray. I just got the news late last night. I do not have words to express my sympathy to you. You are very dear to my heart, and I am sending my love and prayers to you. May the Lord keep you until you all meet again. With love, Betty Cormican Kolheffer & Kurt & Family
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Ray, my friend. I have such fond memories of you during our time at Disney. It was always great to walk into the office and hear your hearty laugh and I knew I could always count on you to give good advice when I needed it. Ms. Underwood, I hope that you will be able to find some peace knowing how many lives your wonderful son touched over the years. He spoke of you often and it was obvious how much he cared about you. I know he will be missed by many.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Betty, I was so sad to hear of Ray's passing. I will miss the Christmas cards he sent me for the past 42 years! I was just thinking of coming by to see him on my next trip north from Ft Lauderdale. My prayers are with you! Love, Linda Myers Griffin
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Sorry I couldn't attend, was working. In my thoughts and prayers.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Ray, It was forever ago that we worked together in the golden age of Future World Attractions. I have such fond memories of you--training me at World of Motion, us opening Wonders of Life together--you were a great mentor and friend. I'll miss you.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
It was a great honor to know you. Thanks to you I was able to go back to school as well as get two mentors on board my project. You'll always be my superhero with a immense heart. Thank you for your help through this journey, and I'll miss you with all my heart. You are an inspiration. Until we meet again my friend. Love you.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Betty, I learned of your son's passing when I attended "book club" this morning. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Mary Neal
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Ms. Underwood, thank you for sharing your wonderful son with us at Disney. He touched so many and will be greatly missed. He is my only peer who has been to my hometown (Batesville) and I will never forget the pictures he brought back after the two of you had lunch at the Sherman House. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Ray - I have so many great memories of working together. May you rest in peace. I will miss you.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Ray you where my friend. You made me laugh, you gave me ideas to ponder, you where a true gentleman. You will be missed.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Ray, There are so many great things that I will miss about you. You were a great friend to me always and often through the years. Hard to believe it has been 27 years since you first were assigned to the Land Boat Ride. You will always be my favorite.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Ray, it was my great honor and joy to work with you and call you my friend. I never knew a day when you were not a shining example of the Disney ideals and dedication to making people's dreams come true. Thank you for being my friend and inspiration. I know somewhere, Walt is shaking your hand and saying “Well done.”
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Betty - Thinking of you and giving you strength. We all will miss Ray. From the Denton Family - Randy, Emerette, Carrie & Chris, Brandi & Jake and Ryder & Bridger.
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