PADUCAH, Ky. - Bill Moody, 87, passed away at 4:58 a.m. on Saturday March 2, 2013 at Lourdes Hospital. He worked at Party Mart, was a member of Moose Lodge #285 serving as Secretary, Governor, Pilgrim, and many other positions. He was also a Kentucky Colonel, and loved going to the casino playing craps. He served 26 years in the United States Navy having been in both WWII and Korean Wars, earning many medals and awards. He retired as a Chief Petty Officer/Ship’s Cook and later as a recruiter.
Survivors include one step daughter; Agnes Harmon of Aulander, NC; two step sons; Jerry Baucum of Lone Oak, KY and Michael Baucum of Reidland, KY; several step grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents John Ray and Adie L George Moody, two sisters Helen Sue Hoover and Sandra Jane Moody and one brother James Lee “Bubba” Moody.
Graveside services will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday March 5, 2013 at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens with Jerry Kanachki officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Monday March 4, 2013 at Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Mooseheart Children’s Home; Mooseheart Child City & School, Inc., Mooseheart, IL 60539. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle at www.milnerandorr.com.
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