Ray Homer Moody, Sr.

Ray Homer Moody, Sr., 88, of Joplin, passed away on May 22, 2019 at Spring River Christian Village after a battle with cancer.
Moody was born July 6, 1930, in Miller, to the late Cyrus Homer Moody and Stella Long Moody. He graduated from Miller High School, and then served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict where he received several medals, citations, and a purple heart. He returned to California where he lived for a few years before returning to Missouri where he worked in television repair in Carthage, Golden City, and then Marionville. In Marionville he was owner and operator of Ray’s Furniture and Appliance. He moved to Joplin and owned TV Service Center, which he operated for over 28 years before retiring.
He was a member of the Faith Assembly of God Church, Masonic Lodge #345 F&AM, and the Shriners where he was a past master. He was also a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #13, and local VFW #534.
Survivors include: wife, Donna L. Moody; son, Billy Joe Coleman; daughter, Susie Campbell; step-children, Robert Sanders of Granby and Sharon (Tim) Hatfield of Rocky Comfort; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Myers of Greenfield. In addition to his parents, Moody was preceded in death by sons, John Moody, and Ray H. Moody, Jr.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 2 p.m. in Parker Mortuary Chapel. Interment will follow in Stone Cemetery with full military honors.
The family will receive friends at Parker Mortuary on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until service time.


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