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William David Moody

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June 8, 1926 — June 13, 2020

ZEBULON — William David Moody, 94, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020.

He was born June 8, 1926, to the late Joe Richard Moody and Siddie Perry Moody. David honorably served his country in the Merchant Marines and retired with 25 years of service from Corning Glass. As long as his health permitted, he was a faithful member of Wake Forest United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his sons, Larry (Gail), Tommy (Janet) and Tim (Valerie) Moody; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Roy Moody.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances P. Moody; brothers, Johnny, Joseph, Ervin, D.L. and Elmer Moody; sisters, Ethel Puryear, Lucy Mae Puryear and Mary Belle Carter.

A service to celebrate his life was held at 2 p.m, Tuesday, June 16, in the Chapel of L. Harold Poole Funeral Service, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale. Burial will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park. The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home.

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