Dr. George E. Moody
May 30, 1938 - July 19, 2013
Our tall, blue-eyed hero passed away on July 19, 2013, leaving devoted family and friends who will miss his beautiful smile and his kind, caring ways. George E. Moody was born in Pittsfield, Ma., to the late Charlie Moody and Bertha Terrell.
George graduated with honors from Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn., Class of '56. From 1961 to 1965, he served in the United States Air Force, 656th Radar Squadron in Saratoga Springs, NY, specializing in radar maintenance. A Univ. of Conn. graduate, '67, he was awarded his MBA from Indiana University--Bloomington, in 1970, with a major in Real Estate & Finance. In 1976, Indiana University proudly bestowed upon him a D.B.A. in Real Estate Administration.
George devoted much of his life to higher education, gaining students from all over the world who respected and loved him. He served as professor at the Univ. of Southern Colorado in Pueblo; St. Cloud State Univ. in Minn.; West Virginia Univ. in Morgantown; Clarion University in PA; Arkansas State Univ. Jonesboro, AR; and Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco. He also served as visiting professor at Punjab Univ. in Lahore, Pakistan. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Conway, SC, a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion, a volunteer for the Red Cross, and a campaign volunteer for John McCain in '07-'08.
He is survived by his beloved daughter, Trisha Moody-Walker, son-in-law Ron Walker, & granddaughter Alexis; ex-wife, Pat Moody; brother and sister in-law, Angela & Maurice Pollard; niece Charise Stewart & family; nephew James Feebern & family; and many close and supportive friends.
Please join us as we celebrate his sweet, new life with a funeral mass at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 25, at St. James Catholic Church, 1071 Academy Drive, Conway, SC. Committal to follow at the Hillcrest Cemetery, 1000 Hwy 544, Conway, SC 29526.
Memorials can be made in honor of Dr. Moody to: Hotchkiss School, 11 Interlaken Rd., Lakeville, CT 06039.
Published in The Sun News on July 24, 2013