Larry Gwenn MOODY
Larry Gwenn MOODY
  • April 19, 1942 - October 30, 2017
  • Huntsville, Alabama

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April 19, 1942 - October 30, 2017

Larry G. Moody

Larry Moody, 75, of Huntsville, passed away Monday, October 30 at Huntsville Hospital. Larry was born in Winston County, Alabama. He grew up and attended school in Pleasant Grove. At the age of 17 he entered the National Guard and at the age of 19 he enlisted in the Army. He was a medic in the Army for 6 years including a tour in Vietnam where he received a purple heart. He was employed by the Huntsville Utilites as a lineman for 30 years.

Larry, was a long time member of the Mastin Lake Road church of Christ where he served as deacon. He enjoyed camping with family and friends for over 30 years and was a member of the Alabama Wondering Stars camping club and camped in 40 states, including Alaska. He enjoyed many things including antique cars, bluegrass music, Hank Williams, Sr., Mickey Mantle, Atlanta Braves baseball, and collecting ball caps. He always had a story to tell to anyone who would listen and was willing to help anyone in need.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil Moody and Millie Smith and his brother, Neal Moody. Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Hilda Talley Moody; his children Kimberly Wachter (Steve) of Huntsville, Keri May (Ben) of New Market, and Kristi Walton (J) of Madison; five grandchildren, Brittany Wachter, Rebekah May, Austin May, Quinn Walton and Bethany Walton; Stepmother, Eva Moody of Fall River, Massachusetts; five brothers and sisters, Bob Moody of Cordova, Donald Moody (Linda) of Gulf Breeze, Florida, Llwyn Smith (Debbie) of Atlanta, Georgia, Coleen Levesque (Ray) of Statesville, North Carolina, Dale Moody (Pauline) of Fall River, Massachusetts; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be Thursday, November 2, from 6-8 PM at Valhalla Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be Friday, November 3 at 11:00 AM with Scotty Sparks and Alvin Alston officiating. Interment to follow at Valhalla with Military honors.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Larry’s memory to AGAPE of North Alabama, P.O. Box 127, Madison, AL 35758.