Guy E. “Gene” Moody, 68, died Saturday, May 17, 2003, at his residence. Mr. Moody was born May 4, 1935 to the late Frank Moody and Fannie Smith Moody. He was a member of Catawba Heights Baptist Church and was retired from the U. S. Navy and was also retired from the City of Norfolk, VA. A son Donald D. Moody preceded him in death.
Mr. Moody is survived by Mildred Reese Moody, his loving wife of 50 years, of the home; Ronald E. Moody, son and wife Kimberly of Clemmons; Ricky L. Moody, son and wife, Robin of Asheville; Sandra M. Goodwyn, daughter and husband Chuck, of Virginia Beach, VA; two sisters, Grace Wilson and Elizabeth Radford of Marion; one brother Dennis Moody of State Line, PA; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
The funeral services were held at 3:30 PM on Tuesday, May 20, 2003 at Westmoreland Funeral Home Chapel. The Revs. Marty Conner and Dean Owenby officiated. The family received friends on Monday, May 19, 2003, from 5:00-7:00 PM at Westmoreland Chapel. Burial was in McDowell Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of McDowell County 218 N. Logan Street Marion, NC 28752 or American Parkinson Association 60 Bay St. Suite 401 Staten Island, NY 10301. An online register is available under “Obituaries” at www.westmorelandfuneral.com
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday May 21, 2003 Volume 9 # 19