BANGOR – Michael John Moody, 65, went home to be with the Lord Sept. 28, 2012. He was born Nov. 13, 1946, in Bangor, to Jean (Wight) Arnold and Everett C. Moody Sr.
Michael grew up in Bangor, graduating from Bangor High School, class of 1964. After high school he joined the U.S. Army, where he served as a medic from 1964 to 1967. After his service in the military, Michael attended and graduated from the University of Maine, class of 1972. He married his beloved wife, Sharon, March 29, 1969. Michael worked in the restaurant business for many years, including the Moody Family Diner. He also worked for many years for Merrill Merchants Bank. Michael was a well respected and well loved member of Bible Baptist Church, Bangor, for more than 20 years, and Michael wanted to thank them for their kindness, love and the prayers they have shown him during his illness. His greatest joy in life was his family.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Moody of Bangor; son, Chris Moody and his wife, Victoria, of Holyoke, Mass.; daughter, Amber and her husband, Buddy Lawrence, of Brewer; seven grandchildren, Alex, Elisabeth, Josiah, Moriah, Mary, Abigail and Aaron; and siblings, Jeff Moody and his fiancee, Sandra, of Bangor, Skip Moody and his wife, Sherri, of Florida, Bonnie Lewis and her husband, Gary, of West Virginia, Nancy Simko and her husband, Tom, of Eddington and Isobel Grindle and her husband, Gary, of Eddington. In addition to his parents, Michael was predeceased by his loving stepmother, Christine C. Moody; and his sister, Kathleen L. Day.
The family invites relatives and friends to call 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, with the Rev. Arthur Dean, pastor of Bible Baptist Church officiating. Interment with military honors will be at Pine Grove Cemetery, Bangor. Relatives and friends are invited to share conversation and refreshments at Baptist Bible Church, 619 Hammond St., Bangor, after the service. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.