Jimmy Earle Moody

Mr. Jimmy Earle Moody, 77, resident of Lewis Moody Rd., died Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

He was born on September 20, 1940, in Bear Creek, NC, to Lewis and Argie Lee Gaines Moody. He retired from Hadley Peoples Manufacturing Company. He was a member of Sandy Branch Baptist Church, president of the Lee Emerson Class.

Jimmy thoroughly enjoyed many sports, watching and participating, playing softball for his church league and was an avid golfer and bowler following his retirement. Spending time with his family was very important to him and he kept a tradition of spending every fourth of July with his family at Cherry Grove Beach, SC. He also enjoyed putting together puzzles and playing solitaire. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Roger Vann Moody.

On October 24, 1959, he married Lucille "Bunny" Moody, who survives of the home; also surviving are his daughters, Roxann Moody and partner Julie Rowland of Winston Salem, NC, and Tammy Moody Fox of Bear Creek, NC; granddaughter, Kimberly Hedrick and husband Daniel and great-grandson Marshall of Randleman, NC; brothers: Charles Lee "Bill" Moody and wife Peggy, Jerry Moody and wife Ann, Randy Moody, Larry Moody and wife Merlyn, and Kenneth Moody; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Sandy Branch Baptist Church with Rev. Marc Sanders officiating. The family will be at Smith and Buckner funeral home on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM and at other times at the home of his wife, Lucille.

The family would like to thank the doctors and staff of UNC Healthcare for their loving care of our dad who they called a very sweet man.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Don Moody Fund or the Lee Emerson Sunday School Class of Sandy Branch Baptist Church, Bear Creek, NC.

Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.