Leroy F. “Roddy” Moody Sr., 86
Searsport — Leroy F. “Roddy” Moody Sr., 86, died Thursday, Nov. 15, at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born Nov. 22, 1925, in Searsport, the son of Frank and Edna (Brockway) Moody. He graduated from Searsport High School in 1943, worked for Knox Brothers Fuel, was a member of the Searsport Lion’s Club, started the Searsport Chapter of the Boy Scouts, Troop 215, in 1947 and has over 60 years of service with the Scouts. He was a member of Searsport United Methodist Church. Roddy enjoyed hunting and fishing. His camp at Gassabias Lake was one of his favorite places.
He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years Marguerite (Bradley) Moody; sons Leroy F. “Rod” Moody Jr. of Windham and Dana G. Moody and wife Darci of Searsport; grandchildren Tracey Lydon and husband Chris of South Portland, Patrick Moody and wife Sherma of Windham and Josh Moody of Searsport, Dory Larrabee of New York City; great grandchildren Hayleigh Moody and A.J. Moody both of Windham; one sister in law Ethel Moody of Bar Harbor, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents, Roddy was predeceased by one daughter in law Kathy Moody. The family wishes to extend special thanks to niece Nancy and husband Dick Schroeder of Swanville for all their loving kindness. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, at Searsport United Methodist Church Main Street, Searsport, with Pastor Steve Macleod officiating.
Memorial contributions in Roddy’s memory may be made to Searsport United Methodist Church P.O. Box 169 Searsport, Maine, 04974, or Searsport Lion’s Club P.O. Box 783 Searsport, Maine 04974, or Boy Scout Troop 215 in care of Tony Fraser 16 Navy Street Searsport, Maine 04974. Arrangements are under the direction of Young Funeral Home and Cremation Services Searsport.