Leonard C. Moody, 82, of St. Johns Street, Arden, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at the John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center.
A native of Brasstown, he was the son of the late John and Nancy Elizabeth Caldwell Moody and was also preceded in death by six siblings.
Leonard was a member of Arden First Baptist Church and a former employee of Taylor Instrument and Day International.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty Norman Moody; two daughters, Donna Arthur (Charlie) and Linda Cushman (Jack); a son, Len Moody (Susan), five grandchildren, two great grandchildren and two sisters, Gladys Helms and Roberta Neighbors.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian. A graveside service will be held at 3:45 pm in McDowell Memorial Park in Marion.
The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to the John F. Keever Solace Center, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813, or to Arden First Baptist Church, 3839 Sweeten Creek Rd., Arden, NC 28704.
Read Leonard Moody's Obituary and Guestbook on www.grocefuneralhome.com.