Tony Hawk promised his former skating partner, Ray Underhill, that he would take care of his family after he passed
Ray Underhill passed away in August 2008 at the age of 45 from a rare chordoma brain cancer. Like a true friend, Tony promised his friend Ray Underhill, who he has known since his teens in San Diego, that he would take care of his family after he passed away. This Summer, Tony surprised Underhill's family with a home renovation designed and paid for by Tony Hawk himself.
Underhill's widow, Kerry Overman's home renovation project was featured in a 23-minute Houzz.com video and features family friend, "Uncle Tony," surprising the family with the renovations.