He was born in Paulding County,on May 3, 1940 a son of the late Pledger Melvin Moody and Gladys Mae Camp Moody.
Mr. Moody had lived the greater part of his life in Paulding County with the exception of a six year period of time from 1967 to 1973 when he made his home in Winston, Ga. He loved to farm and also enjoyed sports including baseball, football and NASCAR racing.
Mr. Moody had been employed by EAM Inc. of Dallas, for 20 years and served as plant manager. He was a member of the Yorkville Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Billy Moody, Guy Moody and Gene Moody.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Moody of Rockmart to whom he was married on April 15, 1967; a daughter, Shelia Miller and her husband Stephen of Douglasville; a son, Eddie Browning and his wife Wanda of Buchanan; two sisters, Alta Johnson and Shelia Ezzell both of Rockmart; two brothers, Raymond Moody and Pledger Lewis Moody both of Rockmart; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services were Thursday, July 26 at 11a.m. in the chapel of the Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Wendell Rush officiating.
Interment followed in the Yorkville Baptist Church Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Donald Bagley, Jeremy Ward, Chadwick Miller, Scott Moody, Pledger Moody and Raymond Moody.
The Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.