November 19, 1979 ~ August 16, 2008

Born in: Buncombe County, NC,
Resided in: Hendersonville, NC

Michael Shane Moody, 28, of O.O. King Road, Hendersonville, died Saturday, August 16, 2008. Shane was a native of Buncombe County and was a son of the late Robert Harvey Moody. He worked at the Texas Roadhouse Restaurant and at Fairview Door Company. He was a beloved son and brother and his family includes his son, Jesse Robert Moody (age 4), with whom he loved spending his time, his mother, Cheryl Fincher Moody of Cherokee; his girl friend Heather Poplai; four sisters, Mara Queen and her husband, Rick, of Cherokee, Karla Bugg and her husband, Robert, Karen Morton and her husband, Todd, and Misty Moody, all of Candler; three nieces, Brittany Clark, Sarah Morton, and Karleigh Bugg, and one nephew, Karson Bugg. A graveside service is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Pisgah View Memorial Park with the Reverend Steve Fox officiating. His family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.

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  1. Karla and Family,

    I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. I know there are no words to bring you comfort at a time like this, but all I can think of is how God has made us all the promise of eternal life and how glorious Heaven must be. I pray Shane is in the glorious presence of our Heavenly Father and that he knows no pain and no suffering and that he waits for his family to join him and you can rejoice together knowing you will never be separated again.

    …Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love Him.
    _1 Cor. 2:9

    I love you Karla and I’m praying for you.


  2. Karla and family,

    I am so sorry to hear about Shane’s passing. I am praying for you all. You know I am here if you need me. I love you!

    Cindy and family

  3. Karla and Family,
    Our Hears are so very heavy and we are saddened and sorry for your loss. Our thoughts have been constantly with you and your family ever since we heard. Please let us know if you need anything.

    We love you all,

  4. Karla,Robert and Family:
    My prayers and thoughts are with you always and today especially. I felt like Shane was one of my own. I loved his smile and the way he could always put one at ease with it. I know you will miss him greatly. Take comfort that he is with his Dad and they would want you to rejoice in that.

    I Love you with all my heart.

    Your Mother Vivian

  5. My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours during this time of need. We are here for you Cheryl.
    Judy Skinner

  6. Karen, AS you know our family has been thru alot. I buried my son, so I also know that feeling. My heart goes out to you and to your little nephew mostly as his dad is gone. I will be praying for you and all your family. If we can do anything to help let me know and we mean anything, my phone is always on. Have Almeria send me address for you. We love you God bless and may God’s rays of sunshine shine on your head as you go thru this awful accident,
    Shelia Passmore and family

  7. Shane worked for us awhile and also attended our church.He was a real sweet young man. We pray God will comfort the family.

  8. I had only met Shane a few times at Fairview Door. He seemed to be a very great man and talked alot about his son. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers
    Carolina Mountain Insurance Services
    Eddie & Pat Atkins
    Donna Taft

  9. Dear Family, I am so sorry to hear about Shane. I am thinking about each of you and please let us know what we can do to help. I wish the was an answer or something that I could say to help make this better. Just remember to not be present on earth is to be present in heaven.

  10. Misty and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. You will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers, during this very difficult time. God bless each and every one of you.
    Bryant, Suzanne, Mitch & Connor Lind

  11. Dear Karla, Robert, and family of Shane. our hearts go out to you at this most unexpected time of life when one of our loved ones leaves this earth and is waiting in heaven for the rest of us to arrive one day,We thank God for our precious memories of Shane and what a wonderful son, brother, father, and good friend he was to those he knew. Karla, I know how special he was to you and Robert and what a wonderful relationship he had with you because you showed how caring a family could be.
    Please know that one day you will all share in the joy of being together again. We love you, you are such a dear, dear friend . with love, Shirley and Gus

  12. Cheryl, You and your family are in my prayers, I know what a hard time this is for you. Shane was a wonderful Father,Son and Brother. God must have a special purpose for calling him so soon, he will be missed by all of us. Cheryl hang in there you have come so far in stregth you will get through this difficult time. all your work family are with you. Love Sally

  13. To All Shane’s Family and Dearly Beloved Ones,
    It is with deep heartfelt sympathy I write and on behalf of Jesse and Heather’s loving extended family.
    Our thoughts and prayers for comfort in grieving and love in this sad and tragic time and each next day are with you.
    We love you and pray for God’s comfort and keeping you in His perfect care.
    Love, Karen

  14. My prayers of comfort go out to the family. I worked with Shane at Garage Doors Systems of Asheville for a while, and I attend Faith Chapel Baptist Church where Shane came for a while. While he was there he came to know the Lord as his personal Savior, and I believe he is with the Him right now. May you find peace in that promise. I enjoyed knowing Shane. He was always smiling and fun to be around. I know he will be missed.

  15. Shane loved Jesse and was a loving Daddy, I saw it every day he was at our house. No one could ever take his place and I loved him like he was my own son. I will never forget him and he will always be a part of our family no matter what. He had a sweet and kind heart in him as he showed to me at my own Dad’s passing. I pray that Heather, Jesse and all of us will see him in Heavan. I love you all and I loved him. I will miss him more than you can know. With all my love. Sharon

  16. My darling Carla and Family:

    I can appreciate what you are going through at this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I love you so much. Dot

  17. Mara,
    I remember when your baby brother was born. My sister called me on my way to work this morning to tell me what had happened. Will see you tonight. Call me if you need me. You and your family are in my prayers. Love you.

  18. Karla, Robert, Karsen and Karleigh:
    May God continue to hold you in the palm of His Mighty Hand as you go through this dark valley of sorrow. Although death leaves a void that can never be replaced on earth, his spirit lives on in Heaven, and memories of his life forever in your heart.
    Please know you are in our prayers during this time, and always held close in our hearts. We love you.
    Bill, Katherine, and Mildred

  19. Cheryl and family:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Your Harrah’s family love you and are here for you. Please let us know whatever you and your family need.

  20. Cheryl and Family,
    I am praying for you all.
    This incident is so shocking and shows how frail our lives are.
    Cling to Christ. He is our hope in this life and the one to come.
    Love and prayers,

  21. Heather, We heard the news about Shane at the family reunion on Saturday. We love you and are praying for you and your little one that God will give you grace and peace and comfort and hope.
    Let me know if I can do anything to help.
    You are loved,
    Steve and Ann Harris

  22. We are so sorry to hear about Shane. He was a very special young man. Rick says he could always pick out a good watermelon. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  23. Cheryl, Mara, Karen, Karla, Misty, and family,

    I am so very sorry to hear about Shane. I can remember Karla and myself being so excited when he was born and how great it was that all the girls finally had a little brother. I know all of you are heartbroken, as are we. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. If you need anything, please don’t hesitate to let us know how we can help. We love you guys…

    Angela, Johnny, Kesley, and Chariden Lewis

  24. We knew Shane as our neighbor. Shane was a good man and I know he loved his family and friends very much and was a devoted father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

  25. Our fondest memories of Shane are the days he worshipped with us at Faith Chapel Baptist Church. He would always walk in with a big smile, and hug for everyone. May God Bless you, and give you the comfort that you need during this time. Know that you are in our prayers.
    Barbara and Joe Penland

  26. Karla and Family,
    I just heard about your brother. My prayers and thoughts go out to you and your family. If there is anything I can do please let me know.

    We love you
    Norman and Agnes Cathy

  27. Shane, You were the best friend,buddy,and brother anyone could have hoped for. I loved you with every ounce of my being and I know that you loved me,too.We never went without saying it,either.So many things happened this last year that weren’t fair and were not your fault,but you managed to keep your head above the water.I guess thats what i loved the most about you-your smiling face and happy attitude no matter what was thrown at you.Happy memories will have to get me through until I see you again someday.I love you brother.Karla

  28. I would just like to start by saying that I am very sorry for your loss and to say what a wonderful person that Shane was, He was my first love and I knew what a beautiful person he was and how much he loved his family and how much they meant to him. I recently learned that he has a son ‘Jesse’ that he loved so much, please make sure his son knows what a loving and caring person that he was!!! Once again I am so sorry for your loss, and even though time has passed and we moved on with our lives I want you to know that when he left he took a piece of my heart with him! Love, Tiffani

  29. We have known Shane for many years. He was my husands very best friend. I can honestly say that when they were together you could hear thier laughter from miles away. Shane was highly intellegent, witty, and could always find a way to make you smile when all you want to do is cry. Shane had a great heart and was a good friend. We just wanted to let his mother, siters, heather, Jessie, and other family members know that we love and are thinking of them, and we are praying that god be with you.

  30. No one could love you more than I do son. You are only sleeping peacefully now. God let you stay with us for only a little while to bring us so much laughter and joy. I know you won’t feel any sadness where you are. I’m grateful that God shared you with us for a little while, he wanted and loved you more. I don’t understand why you had to go so young, only God knows why. I love you, son, so deeply and my heart aches for you. I’m positive I’ll see you one day soon!
    Love, Your MaMa

  31. Mara and family,

    It seems like just yesterday Shane and Jason and Jennie were born..I remember them playing together as we girls did our girl stuff. I can’t express to you all how very sorry I am for your loss..You all have been and will continue to be in my prayers.
    God Bless you all,

  32. Cheryl and family: There are no words that even come near expressing my love for all of you. We do know that God knows best but in our natural being, we ask Why? Shane was such a young man and had so much going for him. May you always look ahead and pray for Faith to get you through each day. Only take one day at a time. All of our children are grown but, cheryl, I feel close to you as a sister. May we even grow closer as time permits.My prayer is that God will show his grace and strength to you when times get real hard and they suely will. I love all of you and especially a true and loving friend that I have in you Cheryl. I will be by your side even if just to sit and be quiet or sit and listen. Love, Barbara Plemons

  33. Uncle Shane- I missed you tons today! I have never had a birthday without you and it was hard. I thought a lot about you today and how I wish you were here! There is so much I’d love to share with you now but ill have to wait! I’m certain ill see you again. I love you and miss you more and more everyday. -britt

  34. Uncle shane- this has been the hardest most awful year. You are missed so much everyday. I wish so bad I could see you. I love you and think of you everyday.

  35. Happy Easter Uncle Shane … your greatly missed and would do anything for you to be here for the holidays its never the same. i miss you and love you bunches.

  36. I know this is very late but I just found out about this and wanted to send my sincere condolensces. I am not sure if anyone will read this but I wanted to let his family know that those of us who knew Shane while he lived in Tennessee are shocked by this news. I am very sorry I lost contact with Shane after I joined the military but I knew Shane as a friend and someone that could always make you smile. I remember many times that we shared together in High School and I even had the blessing of sharing the story of Jesus with Shane. My hope is that his family may see this and know that during his time in Tennessee he left an impression on us and is dearly missed. I cannot wait for that reunion on the other side when I get to see him again.

  37. I went to the prom with Shane. We lost touch after high school. I was floored to find out he had passed away. He was one of the sweetest, funniest people Ive ever known. my heart goes out to his family especially his son, who I know had to be his pride & joy. God bless

  38. you will be missed but never forgotten i just wished we could have stayed in touch im so sorry we found out so long after.


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