Robert Reed Moody – Obituary

By  | April 21, 2017 | Filed under: McNeece Morris Funeral Home, Obituaries

Robert Reed Moody, 86, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born July 31, 1930, to Clifford B. and Dora Loden Moody. He was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church in Mantachie. He worked as a home builder and farmer. He also worked in the sporting goods industry and later sold catfish both wholesale and retail.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at the First Baptist Church in Mantachie with Dr. John Adams officiating. Burial will be in the Walton Cemetery. McNeece-Morris Funeral Home of Mantachie is entrusted with arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Betty Moody; two sons, David Moody (Vicki) of Carthage and Gerald Moody (Rachael) of Mantachie; one daughter, Lisa Walters (Steve) of Fulton; 13 grandchildren, Jason Moody, Amanda Phillips, Daniel Moody, David Moody, AnnaLaurel Moody, Jacob Stout, Anna Grace Stout, Jack Stout, Ben Moody, Sarah Grace Moody, Blake Walters, Laura Beattie, and Chris Walters; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Pallbearers will be Daniel Moody, David Moody, Blake Walters, Chris Walters, and Ben Moody.

Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of First Baptist Church-Mantachie.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the McNeece-Morris Funeral Home in Mantachie and from 1 p.m. until service time Sunday at First Baptist Church-Mantachie.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 6080 Hwy. 363, Mantachie, MS  38855.

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