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Phillip Woods

February 8, 1931 — January 9, 2016

Phillip K. Woods, 84, of Kewanee, formerly of Cambridge, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, January 9, 2016, at Kewanee Care Nursing Home.  Cremation has been accorded and a memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 15th, at the Cambridge Church of God.  Rev. Ron Clevenger will officiate.  Private interment of cremains will take place at Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge, at a later date.  There is no visitation.  Memorials may be made to the Phillip Woods Memorial Fund.  Arrangements are by Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, Cambridge.

Phillip King Woods was born February 8, 1931 in the little town of Logan, Oklahoma, the son of Ellis A. and Freda M. Martin Woods.  He was educated in Minneapolis, Iowa schools.  His marriage to June Collins took place on December 15, 1951 in Burlington, Iowa and they had 28 years with their eight children before her untimely passing on October 18, 1980.  He married his second wife, Mary K. Klotz,  on September 6, 1984 in Cambridge and they had 31 years together which included three more children before his own passing.

He was a loving, hardworking husband, dad, and grandpa.  He worked at several jobs over the years like Farmall Tractor Company in Rock Island, Pines Trailer Company in Kewanee, the Cambridge Food Shop Gas Station, Walmart in Kewanee, and many other various jobs on farms and construction.  Phil attended Black Hawk College in Kewanee to study mechanics.  He loved old Westerns and Country Music.

Those surviving are his wife, Mary, six sons, Michael (Debbie) Woods, Detroit Lakes, MN, Brian (Brenda) Woods, Kewanee, Jerry Woods, Alpha, Joe Woods, Kewanee, Paul Woods, Grand Island, NE, Matthew Woods, Kewanee, five daughters, Judy Moore, Geneseo, Brenda Woods Jett, Sedalia, MO, Laura Woods, Galesburg, Brandy Woods,  Moline, and Rachel Woods, Davenport.  Other survivors include 25 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and three on the way, and a sister, Devona Black, Minneapolis, IA.  His parents, his first wife, three grandchildren, and four great grandchildren preceded him in death.

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