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Joy Darlene (Hart) Underhill

August 16, 1942 ~ November 21, 2020 (age 78)


Joy Darlene (Hart) Underhill, 78 passed away peacefully November the 21st, 2020 at home surrounded by her family and best friend whom she considered a sister.

Joy was born August the 16th, 1942 in Chicago Illinois to the late Alvin and Vivian (Bender) Hart. Joy graduated from Boonville High School in 1960 and obtained her cosmetology license shortly after. Joy married Kermit Underhill, July the 3rd, 1961 who preceded her in death. Joy and Kermit had 5 children. Joy was devoted to her family, she enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She especially enjoyed her role later in life being “mom” to her great grandson Camdyn and enjoyed attending all their special events. Surviving Joy are her 5 children; Kim Willett, Angie (Darrin Willis), Bud (Allison) Underhill, Elizabeth Ruth (Jordan Rubinovitz), Underhill, and Bruce Underhill. Her grandchildren, Michael Walburn, Nathan Fair, Amber Bigger, Brandon Walburn, Kysha Kolhouse, Chyanna Lemond, Sarah Green, Brittany Underhill, Kasie Underhill, Wyat Underhill, Tiffany Underhill, Kris Rubinovitz, and Kate Rubinovitz ; Her great grandchildren Anthony Gonterman, Austin Walburn, Halli Fair, Kaleb Walburn, Jasmine Gonterman, Hanna Fair, Tyler Bigger, Westion Bigger, Ashley Walburn, Emma walburn, Kaiden Walburn, Brayton Bigger, Brooklyn Walburn, Jassa Kolhouse, Camdyn kerby, Lillian Lemond, Braelynn Kerby, Riley Walburn, Brayden Kerby, Willow Lemond, Koleson Bigger, and Olive Shurn. Her sisters and brother in heart, Sandy Smith, Rose and Honesto (Ness) Fenol.

In addition to her parents' Joy was preceded in death by her husband Kermt Underhill in 2010.

Due to the pandemic the visitation will be private at Harris funeral home with graveside services at Pleasant Ridge at 1:00, Tuesday, November the 24th, 2020 for friends and family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the VFW in Petersburg for their Christmas fund for the needy.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Joy Darlene (Hart) Underhill, please visit our floral store.


Graveside Service
November 24, 2020

1:00 PM
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
County Road 75 North
Petersburg, IN 47567


VFW Post 3587
1202 E. Main Street, Petersburg IN 47567
Tel: 1-812-354-9653

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