Richard C. Woodworth, age 68, of Hittle Ave., Hempfield Twp., passed away on Monday evening, October 24, 2016 in his residence after a brief illness. 

He was born in Greenville on February 1, 1948 to Robert E. and Harriett E. (DeArmant) Woodworth.  Richard was a 1966 graduate of Greenville Senior High School and had received an Associates Degree in Business from Penn State University.  He retired in 2013 from Pine Instrument Technology, Grove City, where he had been employed for twenty-five years as a purchasing agent.  He was of the Lutheran Faith and was an avid hunter and fisherman.  Richard's other interests included, woodworking, rooting for the Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians, family trips to Holmes County, Ohio, and most of all,  watching and supporting his grandchildren in sports, plays, and other activities. 

Survivors include his wife, the former Linda Ann Ferguson, whom he married on June 19,1971, a daughter, Amanda Woodworth Sharp of Greenville, a son, Shane Woodworth and his wife Dena of Los Angeles, CA, seven grandchildren, Alexis, Madison and Tyler Dickson, Grace Sharp, Lliam, Jonas and Willow Woodworth and a great-grandson Grayson. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation was chosen and services will be private and at the convenience of the family. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenville Football Club, 9 Donation Rd., Greenville, PA 16125 or to the Greenville Little League, PO Box 544, Greenville, PA 16125. 

Arrangements were handled by Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.



  1. Kim(Weaver) Guriel Kim(Weaver) Guriel
    October 26, 2016    

    Sorry for your loss!!

  2. Tammy Sharp-Trubic Tammy Sharp-Trubic
    October 26, 2016    

    Sorry for your loss. Your all in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Doug & Becky Haylett & sons Doug & Becky Haylett & sons
    October 26, 2016    

    SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. Richard was a great guy.

  4. Trudy sharp peabody Trudy sharp peabody
    October 26, 2016    

    So sorry for your loss. The whole family is my prayers.

  5. Brian Britton Brian Britton
    October 26, 2016    

    So sorry to hear of Rich’s passing. We had so many great times in High School. He and the family are in my prayers. May God Bless you and watch over you in this time of sorrow and in the future.

  6. Rowena Dixon. Kerry Weimer and family. Shana Oakes and family. Rowena Dixon. Kerry Weimer and family. Shana Oakes and family.
    October 26, 2016    

    We were so sorry to hear of Richard’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  7. Anonymous Anonymous
    October 27, 2016    

    I am sincerely sorry to hear of your loss. My heart was saddened when I read this instantly. Each of your faces popped in my head individually of you guys back in the 90’s. What a great family and what great memories! You have a lot to treasure! Hold onto that! Our hearts and thoughts are with you!
    Joy Greenfield and family

  8. John Watson John Watson
    October 27, 2016    

    I worked with Richard at Pine for many years, and he was always pleasant & professional to work with.(although we did enjoy many discussions about fishing & hunting!) We missed him greatly upon his retirement. God bless your family and bring you His comfort

  9. Pam Greenfield Pam Greenfield
    October 27, 2016    

    Please accept my most sincere condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

  10. Vicki Elford Vicki Elford
    October 28, 2016    

    Linda, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Jim & Bonnie Snyder Jim & Bonnie Snyder
    October 28, 2016    

    You have our deepest sympathies.

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