April 25, 1988 - March 9, 2012
Luke Andrew Scipione, 23, of Circleville, died unexpectedly Friday, March 9, 2012 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. He was a 2006 graduate of Circleville High School where he played football and basketball. He was an associate of Thermal Insulation Systems and was a member of Insulators\Asbestos Union Local No. 50 in Columbus. During high school, he worked at Goodwin’s Family Restaurant. As a youth, he enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing, camping and rafting with his friends. He especially loved Memorial Day weekends with his family. A loving son, brother and grandson, he was soft-spoken and wore a bright smile. He cherished the companionship of his dog, Buster. He was born April 25, 1988 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus. He was predeceased in 1989 by his maternal grandmother, Carol Ann Scipione and in 2005, by his best friend, Dustin “Dusty” Davis. He is survived by his father, Charles A. “Chuck” Scipione and his fiancée, Diana Hartley, both of Circleville; his mother, Joni Underwood Scipione and her companion, Jay Thomas, both of Circleville; his sister, Tara Lynn Scipione of Circleville; his paternal grandparents, Frank and Ruth Scipione of Worthington; his maternal grandparents, Noel and Jackie Underwood of Marysville; his aunts and uncles, Mary Ann (Duncan) Stewart of Lexington, MA, Joseph J. Scipione and his fiancée, Sherri Dyer, of Reynoldsburg, Jane F. (Mark) O’Loughlin of Galloway, Catherine M. (Andrew) Forbes of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Jennifer C. (Dennis) Bajec of Dublin, Kevin P. Scipione of Westerville, Sue Dixon of Columbus, Scott (Holly) Underwood, Toni (Chuck) Black and Rick (Kim) Underwood, all of Marysville; cousins, Ian, Adrian and Emma Stewart, Angelina Scipione, Jeremy and Elana Forbes, Garrett and Audrey Bajec, Caleb (Kristy) Black, Laura (Adam) Goodwin, Grant, Grace and Mallory Underwood, Angela (Brandon) Robinson and Chris Backus; and many other relatives and numerous loving friends. The family will receive friends 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Underwood Funeral Home, 703 East Fifth Street, Marysville and 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wellman Funeral Home in Circleville. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Underwood Funeral Home and interment will follow at Oakdale Cemetery in Marysville. Memorial contributions may be made to Drug and Addiction Services at Talbot Hall, University Hospital East, 1492 East Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43205. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwood16.wpengine.com.