Ellsworth A. “Tobe” Woods, 88, of West Decatur, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Pacifica Senior Living, Hendersonville, NC. Born March 8, 1931 in West Decatur, he was a son of the late Calvin A. “Ted” & Martha Mary (Wisor) Woods. Tobe owned Clearfield Auto Parts, attended Calvary United Methodist Church, West Decatur and was a volunteer at the Clearfield Hospital. A veteran of the US Army, he served during the Korean Era. On September 25, 1954 he married Cecelia “Toots” Eisenhauer, who passed away September 1, 1987. Tobe is survived by a daughter Deborah Woods-Hill and husband Jamile of West Palm Beach, FL; two granddaughters Nicole Smith and Natashia Anderson; two grandsons Private First Class Jamile J. Hill and Joseph Hill; great grandson Tylor Anderson; three brothers Jack Woods and wife Lena of West Decatur, Burton Woods of West Decatur and Richard Woods and wife Patti of State College; and a sister Ima Jean Visnofsky and husband Edward of Clearfield. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters Betty Roberts and Ethel “Dot” Straw. A funeral service will be held at Ohio United Methodist Church, 2550 Ashland Rd., Osceola Mills, on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 11:00am with Pastor Michelle R. Bodle officiating. Tobe will be laid to rest with military honors at Summit Hill Cemetery, Morrisdale RD. Friends will be received at the Dahlgren-Spewock Funeral Home, Inc., 228 N. Centre St. Philipsburg, on Wednesday, July 31 from 6 to 8pm. Memorial contributions in Tobe’s memory may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, PO Box 41, West Decatur, PA 16878 or to Ohio United Methodist Church, c/o Grace United Methodist Church, 912 E. Pine St., Philipsburg, PA 16866. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.dahlgren-spewock.com.
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