Portageville --- Donald K Ellwood Sr. of 7870 Route 19A died Saturday, December 12, 2020 in his home surrounded by his wife and son. He was born on May 22, 1942 in Fillmore, a son of the late Kenneth and Marion Smith Ellwood. He married Lorena Ellis who survives.
Don enjoyed making knives out of buck antlers and was an avid deer and turkey hunter.
Surviving in addition to his wife are their children, Donald Ellwood Jr. of Arcade, Richard (Celeste) Ellwood of Nebraska, Tina (Scott) Fitzgerald of Castile, several grandchildren including two special grandchildren, Carissa Johnson of Castile and Michael Strathearn of Hornell, several great-grandchildren including three special great-grandchildren, Jacob Poler, Noah Strathearn, Lucretia Strathearn, a brother, Dwight Ellwood of Wiscoy and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother, Robert Ellwood.
Burial will be in Wiscoy Cemetery, Wiscoy.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Kopler-Williams Funeral Home, 21 N. Genesee Street, Fillmore.
Memorials if desired to: 4-H Club of the donor’s choice.
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