Robert Moody

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MAXTON — Mr. Robert "Bobby" Ray Moody, age 73, of Maxton passed away June 16, 2015 at Morrison Manor after an extended illness.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church of Maxton, officiated by the Rev. Carl Redding. A private interment will be at a later time.

Bobby was a son of the late Reynolds and Myrtle Beasley Moody born in Robeson County on May 12, 1942. He was a United States Navy Veteran and retired from LOF / Pilkington Glass after more than 25 years of service. He was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Maxton where he served as Deacon, the Sunday School director and a teacher for the adult Sunday School class. He especially enjoyed his time with the First Baptist Brotherhood. Bobby was a true man of God, he was a soul winner for Christ and witnessed to others right up to his death. He also loved playing golf, fishing, working in his yard, cooking and caring for his feline buddies. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather that will truly be missed.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by siblings, Annie Bell Ikner, Betty Ikner, Danny Moody and William Junior Dodson.

Bobby is survived by his devoted wife of 53 years, Linda Lou Jackson Moody of their home in Maxton; his son, Michael Moody and wife Susan of Maxton; sisters, Dorothy "Dot" Moody of Laurinburg and Mary Jo Jackson of Savannah, Georgia; a brother, David Dodson and wife Margaret of Laurel Hill; a brother-in-law, Curtis Jackson of Piedmont, Oklahoma; a sister-in-law, Donna Jackson of Amarillo, Texas; his grandchildren, Cody Moody and Colin Moody; a special nephew, Ronnie West; a host of nieces, nephews, family, friends and his church family.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. prior to the service on Friday in the First Baptist Church of Maxton Fellowship Hall.

The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be given in Bobby's memory to Hospice of Scotland County, P.O. Box 1033, Laurinburg, NC 28353 or First Baptist Church of Maxton, P.O. Box 507, Maxton, NC 28364.

The family wishes to acknowledge with gratitude to the care givers and staff of Hospice and Scotland Memorial Hospital for the special care given to Mr. Moody during his illness.

Services entrusted to Richard Boles Funeral Service.

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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from June 17 to June 18, 2015
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