Major (Ted) Theodore Moody, Jr., age 65, was born September 8, 1955 and was the son of Emma Potter and the late Major Theodore Moody. He was also preceded in death by an infant brother, Tony Don Moody and his step-mother, Sally Moody. Ted was a farmer and loved the land and his animals and was employed by his best friend, Bill Burch with Burch Farms. He was a member of the Brogden Chapel Church and former member of the Dudley Trailriders.
A graveside service to celebrate Ted’s life will be held Wednesday at 11:00 am Emmaus Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Willoughby officiating. The family will greet friends at the cemetery following the service.
In addition to his mother, Ted is survived by his longtime love and partner, Debbie Grady; a son, Alan Moody; a daughter, Jessica Hood; his siblings, Nita Flores and husband, Juan, Cellie Balltzglier and husband, Perry, Judy Ingram and husband, Keith, and brother, Joe Moody and wife, Tammy; two grandchildren, Dwayne Strickland and Lane Hood; a great grandchild, Katherine; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro is serving the Moody family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com
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